Me & Other Me…… Graham Swamp 360, Florida MTB Endurance Race Prep and Dramatic Hyperbole

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Blam! Pete Rock blastin’ the road gap near the finish of the Graham Swamp 360 six hour endurance race.

Me and Other Me… the internal debate about not being a lazy sod. So a bit more than a few weeks ago, my good buddy & Florida MTB legend, Pete Rose, leaves a rather innocuous voice message to the tune of “Hey man, are you doin’ the 6hr MTB race at Graham Swamp?”

I had recently finished my silly cyclocross season and was not at all interested in putting in the effort to be remotely competitive against the insanely skilled coastal crusher crew of Flagler Beach. 

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Wolf Tooth Gnar Wolf chain guide, Drop Stop 1X chainwheel & bling for cyclocross vessel build-up

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Our second stop (first stop here) for this season’s 2017 cyclocross Cannonade SuperX cyclocross vessel using the brilliant Wolf Tooth Drop Stop 1X chainring, Gnar Wolf chain guide and a lil’ bling, including anodized chainwheel bolts, stem spacers and ultra lightweight topcap with built in spacers.

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Tour de Flagler, the sequel.. ride report, bike checks, mugshots, 7 scraggly beards and thunderstorm bets

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Saturday, July 8th was the second running of the Tour de Flagler. The 30+ mile Tour entails two of Central Florida’s premier MTB trails with a bit of road, sidewalk, multi-use trail, and dirt doubletrack connecting the two. Also in the route are two bridge climbs in the blazing sun which everyone genuinely looks forward to as the highlights of the day.

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questionable DIY commuter bike skateboard rack

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With my ever-growing assortment of senseless accouterments for my commuter vessel, I wanted to add a quick-n-dirty way to transport my ol’ skateboard around. A questionable DIY bike camping style skateboard rack is born.

The amazingly  versatile and capable Sunlite QR front rack whose weight rating has been far exceeded on a number of occasions (60lbs of luggage for 80 miles, transporting teenager kids to and fro etc) forms the foundation for most of the garbola that I hang on the bike.

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Ride Report: Tour de Flagler Ultra

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March 4 marked the inaugural voyage of the Tour de Flagler Ultra, a leisurely (at least in the beginning) 40 mile mountain bike ride through two of the best trail systems Central Florida has to offer. The ride began at Bing’s Landing, a beautiful park within walking distance to the beach.

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