6 Musings From The 6th Annual Belgian Waffle Ride

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Another Belgian Waffle Ride has come and gone, and like all five that came before this one, it didn’t fail to deliver one of the hardest days on the bike I’m faced with each year. Obviously, that’s kind of the appeal, and I believe the unique element of BWR is the fact that it inspires riders to go well past…

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DK200, Here We Come

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Written by Neil Shirley Riding 200 miles in a single day, on a bicycle, is a very, very long way. Milan-San Remo and Liege-Bastogne-Liege, two of the highest-level professional races in the world, are only 185 and 160 miles, respectively. So what would motivate someone to ride 200 miles….actually, even worse, 200 miles on gravel? It’s called Dirty Kanza 200…

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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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