2017 Rides, Rider Updates

A Double Metric Weekend

“Anyone that has taken on their own home improvement projects knows that it always takes more time than you planned for.  Such has been the case since Feb. when my wife and I started in on the kitchen. That being said, the last bead of caulk was set this past week which made for a […]

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2017 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Linked Singletrack via the Katy

Today was a spur of the moment ride. Great weather and a schedule change presented an opportunity to ride. I decided it was a mtn bike kind of day so I decided to link a couple local trails via the Katy Trail. So I took off from creve coeur park and rode the single track […]

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2017 Rides, Rider Updates

Katy Trail Metric #2

“Time to ramble….. I was up before dawn. I wasn’t sure what I should bring for food. COD #1 was warmer and bike stop cafe was open in down town St. Charles. That trip I didn’t bring anything but water. We were going the opposite way and it was 0745 when we left. So that […]

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2017 Rides, Rider Updates

A 100 Miler #1 for Jim D.

​”From the sidelines I’ve watched this event the last year or so. Thanks for hosting! I needed a motivator to push the miles a bit more than just a beer ride. But hey, let’s not push it. We all need a beer ride! 10+ hours of January Saddle Time in a day!!!!! Wow gotta love […]

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2016 Rides, Rider Updates

The Procrastinated #12

I’ve been putting off Metric 12. I had the first 11 done by mid-June, but my ride consistency dropped off and I knew 12 was going to hurt.  The clock was ticking and temperature dropping, so I finally decided to knock it out this past weekend. I mounted my fat bike early Sunday morning with […]

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2016 Rides, Rider Updates

165 Miles of Katy Trail

“To my Cup O Dirt Fans, I tried to finish it off the challenge this weekend with 185+ miles of gravel goodness in the heart of Missouri on the KATY Trail.  I came up short due to unseasonably hot weekend, wind and time.  So I started this adventure by waking my butt up at 2am […]

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2016 Rides, Rider Updates

Pete Bags Metric #12

​”Back in February the first dose of gravel was poured into my cup complements of the KatyTrail. This past weekend I thought it fitting to top it off with a return trip and another metric.  Considering how beautiful a day it was, there was  surprisingly a lack of activity. Other than a few snake and turtle […]

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2016 Rides, Rider Updates

A Ride to The Volcano and Back

“We rolled out from “The Mound” near Weldon Spring, Missouri just after sunrise; our objective was a hearty breakfast at Dutzow Deli. Navigation was simple — follow the Hamburg Trail to the Katy Trail and turn right…both trails are gravel and the Katy literally cuts through the deli parking lot. Dutzow Deli features a couple […]

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2016 Rides, Rider Updates

118 Miles of Katy Trail

Kevin L. writes in… “Training ride planned on the Katy Trail in Missouri hitting some gravel loops off the trail to get some climbing in. There are lots of gravel roads off the Katy Trail that you can take that will add some climbing and will loop back to the trail. A Katy Trail ride […]

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