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After the debacle of Granogue Cross, I’ve been in a hurry to redeem myself in the eyes of the cyclocross gods. They have a couple more trials for me to endure first… You may remember that I flatted at Granogue? Once home again I repair the cut tire and remount it. As I inflate it […]

Ramsey’s Revenge

Date: June 7, 2014 On March 24th at 2:47 PM I sent Chris the URL ““. I said “It’s actually an open date for me and we should be hot off our vacation miles.” Ramsey’s Revenge was a XC mountain bike race that was being held right here in our back yard in Brandywine State […]

I’m Licensed!

Date: March 6, 2014 Today I took the next step in my path to becoming a bike racer again… I bought myself a USA Cycling license. Before today, I’d always just used one-day licenses purchased at the event itself. Now, I will have a little slip of paper and my very own ID number. Yay! […]


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