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Everywhere else in the world they are called passes– or at least where I am from.  Here in Geogia, the  low passage points over mountains are referred to as gaps.  In North Georgia there is an area situated between the mountain towns of Dahlonega and Helen referred to as Six Gaps- or simply The Gaps, […]

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Team In Training 2012

My Ribbon Jersey from 2010. I am participating once again in the America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride as part of the 2012 Georgia Chapter of Team In Training– a fundraising arm of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.   My goal is to raise $5000 to bring the fight to cancer- and I will need the help of my […]

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Today, I had my ass handed to me in 11,230 different ways. For many cyclists, completing a 100 mile bike ride or century, in a single day represents a significant milestone- a true notch in their belt.  In January of 2010 I set the goal of completing my first century ride with Team In Training […]

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So after much pre-ride angst on my part as spelled out in my previous post  Cycling Parent: Fear and Self-Doubt, with additional angst provided by his Mom and Grandma, Liam and I headed up to north Georgia for his first ride at the Gaps this weekend.  We decided to arrive  early for an evening of […]

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As I write, it is the evening before Liam and I head up North Georgia to ride with the Sorrella Cycling Team for a loop around Three Gaps.  This will be Liam’s first ride in the mountains.  I wrote about my growing affinity for the challenging riding in the area between Dahlonega and Helen  after […]

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