Morning Ride: First Try to Lecompton

No injuries. YEAH! Gravel. BOO! This morning I went out on a ride hoping to make it all the way from my house to Lecompton, KS. It was a chilly 50 degrees when I started out and I was unsure if I was going to be able to tolerate the cold for the entire ride. […]

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Afternoon Ride: 26.8 miles (1:46:43)

Went out for another full trail ride today. Was doing great until about the last couple of miles when I crashed again. At this point Shane isn’t going to allow me on the bike again. I’m not even sure if I want to get back on the bike again. Two rides and two crashes with […]

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Shawnee Lake w/Tinman Circle x2: (15.1 miles)

I learned three things while cycling this weekend on my new bike: Maneuvering a road bike with razor-thin tires is much different then a mountain bike with oversized tires. A lot of people don’t know there right from their left. Crashing hurts. This weekend I got a couple of bumps and bruises from my new […]

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Tri-Trail Full: 26.8 miles

Was planning on going out to ride this morning before Shane and I headed out this afternoon to Halloween Haunt at Worlds of Fun but needed to get some chain oil for my bike because it was pretty annoying on my last ride. I went to the local bike shop to pick some up and […]

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First Time on the Road

Visiting my parents this weekend and I decided to bring the bike with me for a ride. Wasn’t sure where or how far I was going to ride until I got here to figure it out. I decided to make a loop going from Monett to Pierce City and back. Turned out to be a […]

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Evening Ride: Shunga-Landon Trail

The weather is finally cooperating again by getting cooler so I can get out and ride again. There was a lot of people out on the trails this evening. I guess they all had the same idea I did. I’m going to shoot for about 100 miles this month. I want to get as much […]

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Saturday Ride – 18.7 miles

Had a great ride this morning after sleeping in. Got home late last night from spending all day at a local amusement park, Worlds of Fun. Wasn’t sure if I was up for my full morning ride or not. But once I got out on the trail I felt really good so I wound up […]

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Saturday Ride – 18.7 miles

Had a great ride this morning after sleeping in. Got home late last night from spending all day at a local amusement park, Worlds of Fun. Wasn’t sure if I was up for my full morning ride or not. But once I got out on the trail I felt really good so I wound up […]

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Saturday Ride – 18.8 miles

Second 18+ mile ride. Getting to the point where the trails are not going to be long enough for me to ride the distance I want unless I start doing some creative routes. I still have the Landon trail I can ride out and back to give me about another 5 miles I believe but […]

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