Tag Archive: barry-roubaix

Mar 27

Race Report: Barry-Roubaix

Saturday morning was my first ever bike race. Dubbed Barry-Roubaix: The Killer Gravel Road Race it was going to be my first venture into dirt/gravel road racing as well.  With over 1500 participants registered, it was sure to be an awesome event.  There were three distance available – a 62 mile, 36 mile, and 24 …

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Feb 21

Tutorial Tuesday: Chain & Cassette

The other week, I mentioned that I registered for my first dirt/gravel bike race, Barry-Roubaix. This meant that I would have to get my mountain bike cleaned up and race ready.  I got my mountain bike, a 2004 Trek 4300, as a 21st birthday present from my dad.  Since, then it has become my main …

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Feb 02

Three Things Thursday

300 Miles January was a huge month for me.  For the first time, I hit 300 running miles in a single month.  Woohoo! Technically, Monday was supposed to be an off day, but after looking at my totals on Sunday, I found that I only needed 19 miles to hit 300.  So, I moved my …

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