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New Bike Day

When I first set out to lose the weight I had added on over the span of my adult life, I hadn’t counted on being so enthused and hooked to cycling as I’ve become. I also had no appreciation for the hard-men of the spring classics. To me the best riders were the Grand Tour … Continue reading »

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The Day the Smile Died

  This upcoming Sunday is the first Car-Free day on the northern stretch of Skyline drive here in Virginia.  This may not mean much to most people, but it’s a step forward to encouraging more people to ride on a bike.  Not that there would be much difference to my as a rider out there … Continue reading »

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2015 Jefferson Cup

Race #3 on the calendar this year is the longest running race on the MABRA Calendar – The 2015 Jefferson Cup. The Jefferson Cup is a road race held on a 9.8 mile loop just south of Charlottesville Virginia — the home of Monticello and Thomas Jefferson.  And a Jefferson Cup is a pewter cup … Continue reading »

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Black Hill Circuit Race p/bTeam Bike Doctor

In the week after my first race, there was a scramble of race registrations to make, but I had already registered for Black Hills, and because we raced in Richmond, I missed out on the route recon.  It was probably best that I didn’t; the primary feature of the race is indeed a long nasty … Continue reading »

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RIR Criterium p/b Richmond Velo Sport

Because of the amazing winter we’ve had, the Tidewater Classic was postponed to a date that I could not attend.   So instead, my first race would be the Richmond International Raceway Criterium put on by Richmond Velo Sport.  The Flyer for the event has the Cat 5 mens race at 8:30am for some respect.   … Continue reading »

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