Category Archives: dirt roads

Index!

April 13 – Index via forest service roads – 119mi in 7636ft climbing A few guys I had met on the Seattle International Randonneurs 200km and 300km rides invited me to a dirt road exploring route. I can’t pass that … Continue reading

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Slaterville dirt ride

It’s been a long year, without much riding for me other than commuting. Apparently in your late twenties everyone gets married. Anyway, when I heard that someone was going to head out for the Slaterville route, I couldn’t say no. … Continue reading

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The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee – 2012

The Deerfield Dirt Road Randonnee (D2R2) is a ride I’ve know about for about 3 years now, but hadn’t taken part of before. The first year, it just seemed to far and beyond my level, and after hearing of someone … Continue reading

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An amazing week of cycling goodness

Just before the weekend, I got word that a few other type 1 diabetics were meeting up at Cayuga Lake State Park. Scully, coming from Ontario, and Jeff, coming up from Mass, we camping out and would be riding around … Continue reading

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Alpine Spencer dirt extravaganza

A hardy bunch of riders met up at Cass Park early this morning, including: Matt D, Jack R, Ernie, Lilynn, Sarah, Bob N, Bill E, myself, and maybe a few others I’m missing here, for a ride into the hills, … Continue reading

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Truxton – DeRuyter – 112mi

Last year I considered the Truxton-DeRuyter ride, but thought I would make it into a mini-tour by winding up through the state forests, camping overnight near Truxton, and riding the loop and back home the next day. When my front … Continue reading

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Cyclocross ride – Newfield and hills south

9am seemed to come an hour earlier than I thought it would, but three of us headed out shortly thereafter headed to Newfield. Fortunately it had already warmed up to over 40F by then, so I left the house in … Continue reading

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