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Vitamin G

Vitamin G is a clever term, not coined by me, for the soulful benefits of gravel under wheel. Yes, we derive cycling pleasure and satisfaction of a productive commute, an exhausting LT sufferfest, a gnarly adrenaline-laden trail ride or a … Continue reading

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New Washington Mixed-Terrain ramble

I admit the day’s warning or so of a mixed-terrain adventure was just plain, old, quickie planning, the kind that most can’t deal with in their busy lives. That said, I’d say our Sunday country, MT ramble was one of … Continue reading

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Sunday Groovie Gravel

We’re going out for an exploratory gravel/country ride tomorrow leaving from Charlestown at 9.00. Anybody interested (who actually reads this) can contact me at mysurly69 at yahoo dot com for a ride. I’ll be fetching coffee a bit after 8.00 … Continue reading

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Fri 20th Happy Hour Brew Cruise

It’s been a while, eh? Tomorrow we’ll do a RCCS Brew Cruise from 5.30-8.00ish or so. We start at BBC Taproom on Main at 5.30 for pints and go from there. We have a 10ish route and a 16ish route, … Continue reading

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Bloomington or Bust 3.0

OK, the stage is set. RCCS is going north to Bloomington this Sunday (early) for a ride with Apertome.com. It’s will be a 56-miler with up to 30 miles of gravel, through Hoosier Nat’l Forest and Yellowwood State Forest (link … Continue reading

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Bloomington or Bust 2.0

With Michael’s blessing, I encourage you to take a look at apertome.com for an idea of our ride next weekend (4/18).  He loves to take pictures, really good pictures, on his rides, and invariably somewhere are some of the varied … Continue reading

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Bloomington or Bust!

The RCCS is hitting the road on Sunday, April 18th for a mixed-terrain ride leaving out of Bloomington, IN.  Even better, it’s going to be hosted by an excellent blogger and adventurous soul based in that fair town (I don’t … Continue reading

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GWTOMW review

We had 4 hearty souls ready for a morning/afternoon of cycling adventure on a near, if not perfect, day for cycling, the first warm sunny day of ’10.  Leaving from the park in Edwardsville, IN, we ventured south towards New … Continue reading

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GoneWiththeeOldManWinter Ride 2.0

A little bit more info about Sunday’s GWTOMWR. We’ll head out at 9.00a.m. Louisville time. I don’t know if any crazy IN time is in play this time of year. See “messages” section for more info on catching a ride … Continue reading

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GoneWiththeeOldManWinter Ride

It’s time, time to ride the $@%@# bike. Time for real miles. Time to get put down the coffee and get on the open road. The RCCS will host our first “real” ride of ’10, well, save the 40m epic … Continue reading

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