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Arleigh Jenkins 2012 Burn 24

2012 Burn 24 Hour Race Recap

The secret of discipline is motivation. When a man is sufficiently motivated, discipline will take care of itself. -Alexander Paterson Every race you do, you must take away something from it. Learn, develop and strive to be that much better the next time. Often the fight you are picking is with yourself. To be a better rider, a better person. Pre-Ride Last Friday I went…

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Southern Cycling Culture: August 10-12th

I’ve been keeping something hot under my cycling lid.  An event August 10-12th in NC. The goal is to focus on Southern Cycling Culture. Open houses, bike rides, skills clinics, family friendly, cycling vendors from all over the south. Now I need help naming this event. So far I have… Pedal South Grits ‘n Gears Crankolina Dirty South Bike Fest Southern Pedal Southern Spokes Which…

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The Starbucks Effect

I’m a big fan of Starbucks and Apple. If you were to ask me two brands that I relate to in the most upwards of ways, it would be these two. I’m sure someone will hop on the comments and blast me about child labor or over priced coffee, but I like what I like. Why does all this matter to bikes? Service matters. I…

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6WC

6 Hours of Warrior Creek Secret Discount Code

For some reason Jason over at 6 Hours of Warrior Creek likes me…  Regardless he has allowed me to slip you folks a secret discount code. 6 Hours of Warrior Creek April 7, 2012 in Wilkesboro, NC Registration opens October 31, 2011 at 12:01am here…Click me (but look at the code below) The first 100 spots that use the below coupon code… get 20% off…

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Lake Norman State Park MTB

Laurel Trail Review at Lake Norman State Park

When I am riding locally in Charlotte NC I have roughly 4 trails I visit, either due to distance from my house, work or time restraints. One of my favorite trails,that is also one of the closer ones to my house, recently had a trail addition that opened earlier this fall. Lake Norman State Park which is about 25 minutes north of center city Charlotte…

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Lake Norman Bicycle Route

Lake Norman Bike Route Ribbon Cutting This Weekend

If you are a local to me (Charlotte/Lake Norman, NC) then you should know about the dedication event of the Lake Norman Bicycle Route. The route is planned to circle Lake Norman on marked roads, greenways, and showing points of interest. The route is 3/4 of the way marked and mapped! Read more about it or view the map here.  This Saturday is the event…

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NC Cyclocross

Va Du Mar Cyclocross Race Report

Peeling myself out from the warm covers early Sunday morning, the light wasn’t out yet and as I stumbled my way through getting dressed. It was going to be a long day as my knee and body screamed in pain due to the prior days 5k race efforts. Record time into the car, hitting up McDonalds for a Muffin, sausage, egg and cheese breakfast. 25…

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Big Stampede

Big Stampede Swap Meet in Charlotte NC

What is the BIG STAMPEDE? How about the biggest bicycle expo and swap to hit the Southeast! Big Stampede features 25,000 square feet of manufacturers, retailers, clubs/teams, and individuals buying, selling, and swapping new and used cycling and triathlon equipment. A place for YOU to sell your old gear, and buy or swap for new gear, plus a whole lot more! November 6, 2011 WHEN:…

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Video from NC Cyclocross Practice Last Week

Cyclocross Practice in Lake Norman, NC from Arleigh Jenkins on Vimeo. A clip of our Wednesday night practices for NC Cyclocross in Bradford Park in Huntersville North Carolina. Come play with us!

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