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Video – Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial Ride!: High Springs, Florida

Mudcrutch Gravel Team Time Trial Ride Held on March 1, 2020 – Pre Covid-19, “Teams of up to five cyclists, comprised of Men, Women or Co-ed, will ride a 48-mile course in the safest and most rapid time possible. Remember, this is a ride, and not a race. Do it at your own risk. All traffic […]

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Exploring Pine Mountain & Warm Springs, Georgia: Where FDR went to Relax

This video explores the environment and towns of Pine Mountain, Warm Springs, Manchester, and Woodland, Georgia. Situated about 40 miles north of Columbus, Georgia, this area became a favorite of former President of the USA, Franklin D. Roosevelt (RIP). “In 1921, Franklin Roosevelt contracted a paralytic illness, diagnosed at the time as poliomyelitis (later thought […]

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Pasaquan & Peanuts: Welcome to Southwest Georgia, USA – Buena Vista, Ellaville, Americus & Plains

This video is jam-packed with old towns, history, kitschy items of interest, marvelous scenery and quiet mixed-surface roads. All of this madness began and ended in the town of Buena Vista, Georgia. Other towns along the route included Ellaville, Americus and Plains, home of the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter! Other items […]

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Riding Gravel Bikes in and around Girona, Spain! – Part One of Three

Girona is a city in northern Catalonia, Spain, at the confluence of the Ter, Onyar, Galligants, and Güell rivers. The city had an official population of 101,852 in 2019. Girona is the capital of the province of the same name and also the capital of the comarca of the Gironès. Since much of the old […]

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Ritte Cycles Satyr Steel Gravel Bike: Long-Term Review!

“The road hasn’t always been paved. In fact, there haven’t always been roads. Or paths. Or tracts. Or trails. Somewhere along the way we became less rugged, more fearful of the woods and the desert. We became serious and conservative, riding for structured training rather than fun. It’s time to balance it all out – […]

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Pelham, Baconton, Camilla & beyond… rambling about Georgia, USA

Circa May / June / July 2020, the Coronavirus pandemic continues to persist, but that isn’t stopping me from continuing my solo exploration of mixed-surface roads and towns far off the beaten track. My travel opportunities of late have been limited to weekend getaways as I simply refuse to fly at the time of this […]

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Drop Bar Mountain Bike Conversion aka “The Eldorado”: Built in 2015 for Taming Gnarly Gravel!

Meet a drop bar mountain bike converted to the rigors of gravel in 2015 – aka the “El Dorado” – created in the interest of a safer experience for taming the gnarlier side of gravel. Events, races and gravelly roads in states such as North Carolina and West Virginia can push the limits of conventional […]

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Touring Downtown Tampa, Florida by Gravel Bike! A Mostly Quiet Day of Exploration

Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States. It is on the west coast of Florida on Tampa Bay, near the Gulf of Mexico. Tampa is the largest city in the Tampa Bay Area. With a population of 399,700 in 2019, Tampa is the third-largest city in […]