Category Archives: Trans Iowa

Trans Iowa 2016 (TI.v.12)

Most know that April showers bring May flowers, but to myself and a band of fellow crazies, April brings a little ride with friends around the gravel roads of Central Iowa known as the one and only Trans Iowa (TI). … Continue reading

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Many lessons were learned from TABR15

In the aftermath of TABR15, I did  very little licking my wounds. I think I got all that out during the race and the day I spent alone in the Super 8 in Cañon City waiting on Jeneen to pick … Continue reading

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TI.V.11

Trans Iowa(TI) is a beast. The 2015 version of TI(it is a different course every year) was to be a 331 mile gravel road bicycle race, but don’t let the word ‘race’ give you thoughts of the peloton or aid … Continue reading

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It is what it is

Well, the time for Trans Iowa is upon me. Just 3 days until I race 331 miles of Iowa gravel roads and I am not ready. Not even close. I certainly have excuses for not being ready. Work has been … Continue reading

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The water is warm! (I hope)

If you have read any of my blog before, you know that when it comes to getting into something, I pretty much dive in. I have always thought that if you are going to jump in, don’t just ease into … Continue reading

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