With the race now over and some free time to get lost in the rolling countryside of western Maryland, I left the car and rolled out to hit my route. I had swapped out the GPS from the Edge510 to the Edge Touring unit. While the 510 will, sort-of, do turn-by-turn directions; it’s extremely simplistic […]Read more "Doing Dumb Things For Fun… part deux"
The wind was already steady and unrelenting… blowing strong out of the north. I recalled from the course maps that about 75 miles of the middle section was northerly… Mother Nature was laughing heartily by now; eager to thwart our every strategy. I won’t say it was cold, but my shivering and raised hairs on […]Read more "2015 Dirty Kanza… Man Plans, God Laughs."
The HellHole Gravel Grind Stage race is a three day event on the gravel roads, doubletrack, and trails in the Francis Marion National Forest just north of Charleston, SC. The race kicks off with an individual time trial, on those same gravel roads, of nearly 6 miles with 5 turns on Friday evening. Saturday’s course […]Read more "2014 Hellhole Gravel Stage Race"