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#RoadtoDK: Tech Tips for Tim

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When spending an entire day in saddle riding over an uncountable number of flint rocks trying to steal precious life from tires, not to mention unparalleled Kansas mud, equipment plays an outsized role in successfully getting through Dirty Kanza–there’s a mega amount of info to know. Fortunately for Tim (and all of us) our colleague Neil is a gear guru.…

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#MondayMotivation — Yuri Hauswald’s Top Tips for Tim

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Yuri Hauswald lays claim to an impressive resume of ridiculous ultra endurance events & adventures, including winning the 2015 Dirty Kanza. Fresh off Land Run 100, we’ll be rapping with Yuri on an upcoming podcast.  But until then, his three tips for Tim can be considered DK dogma. 1. Have a nutrition plan and practice/train with it. Begin experimenting with a combination…

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#RoadtoDK — Ted Talks Tips for Tim

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We almost feel bad about peer pressuring our colleague Tim into the Dirty Kanza 100. Almost. Absence of guilt acknowledged, we decided to help pave his bumpy road to Emporia with tips from the legends. And where better to start than the 2016 King of DK, Ted King, and being prepared for the unexpected. 1. Always be two steps ahead.…

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The scoop on Chino Grinder gravel race

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As our friends at Road Bike Action, VeloNews, Bike Radar, ENVE and GU Energy recently discovered, the Arizona gravel scene is on-point. From McDowell Mountain Cycles’ weekly mixed surface group rides to events like the Chino Grinder it’s everything you can ask for (not to mention pretty nice winter weather). Speaking of Chino, Neil and I did it and will be back…

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Can ALLIED Cycle Works Create a New Cycling Industry Model? Outside Finds Out

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By Aaron Gulley on OutsideOnline If you ride a carbon-fiber bike, chances are it was manufactured in one of five factories in China. If you ride an American-made carbon model, you probably bought it from a boutique brand and paid through the teeth for it. All this might change thanks to Allied Cycles, which launched in February in Little Rock,…

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Best Thing About The Sea Otter Classic? Getting There (With a Little Help from Our Friends)

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What does a perfect day in the saddle look like? Incredible scenery [check], friends old and new [check], riding for a good cause [check] delicious food/ drink waiting for you at the finish [check]. We’ve been scheming on this one for more than 6 months, and it might just be the best day in Our Outdoor Office yet. Before we…

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The Ultimate Snow Report: New York Times on Mammoth Snow

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“We can’t get the New York Times photographer in the NASA plane, it’s an insurance issue because they cut a hole in the bottom of it for the lasers.” “Would the helicopter tour guys take the photographer up? Could still get the visuals of the snowpack that way.” “Yep, we can make that happen.” Anytime NASA and helicopters are involved…

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