It’s time once again to start thinking about our conquests for the new year. While I’ve marked quite a few events on my calendar for 2013, the 300 lb Gorilla on my horizon once again is the Dirty Kanza 200. I rode my 100 miles of the 2012 race on 8 weeks of prep. This year … Continue reading Training for the New Year
I figured if he could take Lance Armstrong to 7 Tour wins through the Pyrenees, he might have an idea on how I could drag my fat carcass 100 miles across Kansas with less training time.
The 2012 Dirty Kanza 200 is in the books, leaving tales of victory and defeat in its wake. Aptly described as “North America’s premier annual ultra-endurance gravel road cycling challenge”, the race takes riders over 200 miles of gravel and low-maintenance roads through the Flint Hills of Kansas. This would be a year that raised the … Continue reading Dirty Kanza 2012
Yesterday was the inaugural Cedar Cross Race in Jefferson City, MO. Approximately 120 riders lined up to face 112 miles of gravel and single track laid out before them by race director Bob Jenkins. What followed was a 14 hour event that left some broken, some beat, some victorious, and all looking forward to next year. A … Continue reading Cedar Cross 2012: Curse you Bob Jenkins