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Le Cirque du Cyclisme World Tour Report

June 15, 2009 Eric McKeegan 0

Last weekend was the 12th annual Cirque du Cyclisme in Leesburg, VA. With events planned for Friday through Sunday, we made plans arrive early Friday morning.  The wife and kids decided to make the trip

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Le Cirque du Cyclisme!

June 1, 2009 Eric McKeegan 0

Le Cirque du Cyclisme! What is it? Good question. How about this description form the official website: Celebrating Vintage Lightweight Racing and Touring Bicycles and the Artisans Carrying on the Traditions. Sounds like our kind

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4th Annual Crush the Commonwealth

February 25, 2009 Eric McKeegan 0

It is hard for me to believe it is time for this event again. I’ve been putting on a self-supported 400 mile ride/race/challenge/event across Pennsylvania since 2006. In alternating years the start is in either

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First Impressions: Diamondback Mission 3

February 20, 2009 Eric McKeegan 0

All Mountain.  I think this term has grown on me. It is needed these days to describe the growing number of bikes in between freerider shuttle  bikes and cross country trail machines. The Diamondback Mission

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Brain Fart: SLX Group Test Bike Build

December 20, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

The Santa Cruz Heckler frame, previously seen in a different configuration here and here, is being reborn as the test bed for some new products: Shimano SLX group—replaces LX and Hone, aimed at the trail

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Dirt Rag-Ray’s Photo Contest Winners.

November 19, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

After tallying the votes cast by the riders at Ray’s season opening weekend, 3 winners were selected by their peers. First Place: Matt Peloquin won with this photo of his wife, Tamara Peloquin: Second place

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Brain Fart: Self supported road racing?

July 19, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

Anybody else see any road racing coverage lately, particularly the Tour de France? Anybody else blown away by the amount of motorized vehicles that accompanies the peloton?  That’s not even all of it. There are

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Crush the Commonwealth Part 1

June 14, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

For three years running now I’ve been putting on and riding in a little event called Crush the Commonwealth. Pretty simple concept; start in Philadelphia (odd years) or Pittsburgh(even) and ride your bike to the

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Another 650B update

April 5, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

The news on 650B continues to roll in. New tires, rims, wheels and bikes have all been announced. In our own news: The 650B Heckler (code name: Beckler) is built and rolling, and things are

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Brain Fart: smorgasbord

February 29, 2008 Eric McKeegan 0

I remembered I needed to post on the blog today as the in-house schedule has rotated back to me. Most times my rides to and from work are full of interesting thoughts (at least to