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Some Gravel News

A few months ago I saw a call on social media to apply to join the Wattie Ink Gravel Collective Project. Many (most?) of the folks on my tri team are on the Wattie Ink Hit Squad but that wasn’t really a goal of mine. But a gravel team? Heck yeah! So I dutifully filled […]

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Math is Illuminating

In my last post, I mentioned that I was going to have to make some upgrades to my bike due to how hard hill climbing is with the current 1 x 11 gearing. For those wondering, 1 x 11 means one front ring (instead of the usual 2 or 3) and 11 cogs on the […]

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First Gravel Race

Yesterday I raced my first gravel race. And, really, my first bike race of any sort. It was a lot of fun and I learned things. The race was called the Grit Nine-O and I happened to stumble over it just a couple weeks ago, so this was very much a last minute thing. My […]