Tiffin and I were somewhere between Mudlick Road and Turkey Run Road in Buckhannon, WV. These are some rutted out abandoned country roads that are primarily used by ATV’s now. I put some 29 x 1.8′s (46mm) tires on my cross bike, and decided to see how well it did. Everything was fine, other than the frame and fork clearances for mud…
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Posted in Humor, Uncategorized, Video, tagged adventurecross, All-terrain vehicle, ATV, bontrager, Buckhannon, Buckhannon West Virginia, cx, Cyclo-cross, cyclocross, geax, kenda, MTB, mud, Parts and Accessories, Recreation, saguaro, small block 8, XC, Youtube on 10/06/2012 | 2 Comments »
Posted in Uncategorized, tagged abra racing, Buckhannon West Virginia, cx, cyclocross, dirty road, dirty road ride, hillbilly roubaix, hillybilly roubaix, New Year, petit roubaix, Roubaix, West Virginia on 01/01/2012 | Leave a Comment »
Everyone in West Virginia has been rejoicing in the wonderful weather this late into the season. Tons of my friends have posted on Facebook photos or Garmin courses of their New Year rides.
I decided to show Jeff the Petit Roubaix course here in Buckhannon. This was a great ride with some interesting discoveries. As I stated last time I talked about the Petit Roubaix, there was a tunnel… maybe 100 feet deep that I did not explore. We finally went through it, on our bikes, and found out that it could be rideable… in certain conditions. Also, with the large rock walls on both sides, we both scaled one of the sides to see where the path went.
This was a random mailbox we saw. First time I’ve ever seen people use a bike in a little mailbox design. Look how the N’s are backwards!
Lastly, a video of our little trek into the tunnel, footage of the other side, and use scaling the rock wall in cleats.
The ride overall was a success, with it being 30 minutes faster than the last time I took it on. The rain held off long enough to get home, and I’m hoping that we can either get a TON of snow, or avoid it all together.
I’m hoping the rides keep getting better this year, and that I get even more miles in!
What are your cycling related New Year Resolutions?
Check Facebook to see what others did during New Year’s Day: http://www.facebook.com/WestVirginiaCycling
- Happy New Year! Let the riding/writing begin! (chasingthemiles.wordpress.com)
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Titus Cycles is having a contest where you submit a 30 second video link showing why you think you would be a good global brand ambassador. Here is my submission:
Check the criteria on the site if you want to read about what this contest was about:
Being in college again, and super busy, it has been hard to get out on some long rides lately. Luckily this weekend, I was able to get a really nice 3hr cross ride in. Take a look:
There are so many beautiful abandoned county roads and old dirt trails that can be explored!
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