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New site

For quite a while I have been wanting to move this blog to its own domain rather than continuing to borrow space on the linuxdudes.org site.  I finally got around to doing that tonight.  I also switched over to a … Continue reading

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3rd place!

Last Saturday was my 40th birthday.  On Sunday I got the best present yet!   I somehow managed to get 3rd in my class at the “Gypsy Moth” enduro down in Connecticut.  OK, it isn’t quite as impressive as it … Continue reading

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The past 2 months

Sorry, been very bad about updates lately.  It is way past time for an update. The last two months have been a little crazy.  I finished (well mostly finished) the deck I was building and I have been moved to … Continue reading

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Mudslinger enduro, the full story

A couple weeks ago when I bought the WR250F I was eager to enter my first enduro.  I had been waiting until I had something lighter than my DRZ400S and figured this would be the perfect bike.  At the last … Continue reading

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First race

I just got home from riding my first enduro race.  I feel like I just went 10 rounds with a professional heavyweight boxer.  I went in with 2 goals: don’t injure myself and finish the race.  I was successful with … Continue reading

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Prepping for my first race

This weekend marks another big milestone along my journey.  I am entering my first enduro race tomorrow!  The past couple of weeks I have been busy working on the deck (so Jane will let me out of the house for … Continue reading

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Paris to Dacre – part 4

Can’t believe it has been over a month since the event and I am finally just now getting around to continuing the story.  So to make sure I get this written down while it is still somewhat fresh in my … Continue reading

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Home improvement, poison ivy, and yet another bike!?

Sorry, been a busy couple of weeks and I have not gotten back to my Paris to Dacre story. Hope to do that soon. Since most of my summer has been spent getting ready for the P2D my home improvement … Continue reading

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Paris to Dacre – part 3

I think it was around 900 or so when we left the pit area where we met up with Jane.  5 hours of riding so far and about 1/3 of the distance done.  We were a little behind schedule for … Continue reading

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Paris to Dacre – part 2

Sorry for the delay.  Been busy with work and some projects around the house that I promised Jane I would get to after the P2D. One thing I ment to add to the first post was this link:Local TV news … Continue reading

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