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Trans AM Bike Race 2016 – Summary

Posted on 02 September 2016

Tweet Trans AM Bike Race 2016 is an extreme bike race that I will never forget. A total of 4400 miles covering 10 states: Idaho Montana Wyoming Colorado Kansas Missouri Illinois Kentucky Virginia Watch the video…  

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Trans Am Bike Race 2016 – Quick Recap

Posted on 29 June 2016

Tweet I wasn’t able to construct great sentences since the last 4-5 days because of that I’m trying my best to get over the challenges of this epic bike race.  Long haul to say the least! Kansas was not really bad as I expected, we had some wind a couple of days. It was the [Read the Rest...]

Highlights of an Amazing Journey on the Underground Railroad Trail

Posted on 19 May 2016

Tweet If you are looking for something unique and different in this world of endurance training, consider a long distance multi day bike-packing trip. As a cyclist for over 30 years, this self- journey experience was exceptional and was very helpful with respect to the uniqueness of self-supported long distance racing and no aid stations [Read the Rest...]

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What to Take on the Underground Railroad Bike Trail

Posted on 04 May 2016

Tweet If you are considering a backpacking trip, the following supply list might offer some ideas for your trip.  Interestingly, using all the “stuff” I already had or received free from races, sponsors, etc. was used for the trip.  I will camp and you many be interested in a very cool site www.warmshowers.com if you interested in [Read the Rest...]

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Shaking Out the Rust –First Race of the Year

Posted on 16 March 2015

Tweet For many athletes, especially those who were subjected to one of the worst winters in a long while (East coast of US) made accumulating an adequate mileage base especially on the bike a bit difficult. However, the cross training benefits of snowshoeing and cross country skiing should have your aerobic engine ready for the [Read the Rest...]

Self-Supported Adventures/Events vs. Full Crewing Racing

Posted on 25 June 2014

Tweet With the rising costs of race entries being driven by higher expenses for organizers, profit initiatives of the race organizers to manage events as a business and increased athlete demand, there have been more and more self supported adventures occurring all over the globe. Individuals with various backgrounds, differing financial status, many leaving their [Read the Rest...]

9 Areas To Consider to Stay Comfortable on the Bike

Posted on 10 November 2011

Tweet As you begin to attempt longer bike rides in preparation for events or tours, it’s imperative to focus on overall comfort on the bike.     Make sure you are fitted for you bike frame appropriately.   I see the riding positions of so many triathletes and the bikes are incorrectly sized for their specific height.   Bike [Read the Rest...]

Pioneer Century Race Review

Posted on 21 September 2011

The Pioneer Century is a multi distance recreational bicycle ride in Canby, Oregon in the foothills of the cascades and beautiful Willamette Valley .

Top 6 Long Distance Racing Nuisances

Posted on 29 July 2011

There are many muscle pains and fatigue that occur with long multi-day distance endurance races; however be aware and prepare yourself for the various minor nuisances that can be a nagging pain throughout the event.

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Lancette Memorial Ride

Posted on 18 March 2011

Tweet Lancette Memorial Ride is August 27,2011. The Start / Finish is at Ackerman Middle School – 350 Southeast 13th Ave Canby Oregon. 6:30 am                     Registration 6:30 am – 9:00 am    Continental breakfast 7:00 am – 8:00 am    62 mile staggered start 8:00 am – 9:00am     40 mile staggered start 10:00 am                   Family ride begins [Read the Rest...]

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