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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 […]

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Updated Pain Cave

Last December I wrote a bit about my home training setup — both the equipment and the area. At the time we were temporarily living in an apartment. A couple months ago our house was finished and we moved in. I now have a big chunk of unfinished basement to work with: Seriously, it is […]