Tag: gravel cycling

  • 2023 Mileage Recap

    2023 Mileage Recap

    2,840 miles on the bike this year. Just 160 miles short of my of my 3K mile goal. This year could be summarized as a year of “exploration” with riding on some ‘questionable’ roads, hoping gates, finding the best ice cream in the small towns, and just having a good time. Top 5 rides 5.…

  • Dirty South Roubaix 2023 Race Report

    Dirty South Roubaix 2023 Race Report

    Last year on a whim and encouragement from my cycling buddies I signed up for Dirty South. I quickly did the N+1 purchase (formula for how many bikes you should own where N is the current number of bikes). We rode through winter and did some ‘hills’ and ‘gravel.’ What I learned last year was…

  • Rose, Thorn, Bud

    Rose, Thorn, Bud

    This is not the typical family post. It’s about bikes. I’ve listened to quite a few cycling podcasts that have asked for a rider’s rose, thorn, and bud of their year/season. I really put some miles down last year, so I thought I document some of the good, bad, and what’s to come in 2023.…