Category Archives: Singlespeed

The Year Starts Off Big in January

January is a big month this year. Sure, there’s Season 3 of Downton Abbey, which necessitated a sleepover at my Mom’s house on Sunday. Never mind that I haven’t caught up with seasons 1 and 2 yet. I will! Then, … Continue reading

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Why Endurance Racing is Somewhat Awesome

A gong begins to resonate through a dark campground. Energy buzzes in the air, crackling from tent to tent as campers emerge to light their stoves, brew their coffee, and stuff as many calories as possible into nervous stomachs. Orbs … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Shenandoah Mountain 100

Hurricane Isaac might’ve put a damper dampening on the racing at this year’s SM100, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t memorable times to be had. Inspiring Bromance: When teammate Todd cartwheeled over the handlebars in a significant way, Scott’s thought … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

The Shenandoah Mountain 100 is this Sunday. It’s basically a 100-mile mountain bike race through the Shenandoah National Forest and surrounding area. By “basically,” I mean “really f***ing hard.” I’m doing it on my singlespeed, which is how I roll. … Continue reading

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Friday Happy Hour Ride

Gearing up for another Happy Hour Ride today. ┬áLast week featured homemade ice cream. Could anything top that? (Probably not this week’s pumpkin oatmeal cookies, although they’re quite good.) Inspired to make your own ice cream after last week’s ride? … Continue reading

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Friday Happy Hour Ride

I attended the “Friday Happy Hour Ride” 2 weeks ago for the first time, and immediately became enchanted by the relaxed, casual vibe, which I attempted to capture on video. Note to non-attendees: this week’s lemon coconut bundt cake was … Continue reading

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Putting a Face on the Singlespeed

Didn’t seem fair to write a post about being inspired by my bike without giving it a post of its own, so here it is (my, what big wheels you have!): Highlights: Spot Brand Longboard frame: Steel, with a split … Continue reading

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