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Ride 1000 miles in 24 hours: Why Would Anyone Do That?

With the mercury hovering in the mid-sixties, my teeth chattered in my helmet as I watched the damp fog rise out of the cornfields and waft onto the highway. The morning sun finally started to emerge above the tree line as … Continue reading

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The SaddleSore 1000: An Iron Butt Tour of Appalachia

2:30 AM: Eyes inexplicably snap open. Roll over, pray for last moments of sleep before the alarm goes off. 3:20 AM: Still awake, turn off pre-set alarm for 3:30. Go downstairs to get suited up for the day. 3:30 AM: Drink … Continue reading

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