Category Archives: OTB Spring Classic Series

The Road to Paris: OTB Spring Classic #2 Ride Report

Yesterday was the second in the Over the Bars Spring Classic Series with a ride to Paris and back.  As usual we met at Cranky Al’s for a pre-ride meeting to discuss strategy, pick the domestiques for the day and … Continue reading

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Baby needs a new pair of shoes: Milwaukee, Paris, Milwaukee

My 6-year-old Lake winter mtb shoes finally bit the dust.  The heel tore out in a way that it cannot be glued. Given that the weather forecast predicts a high of 29 degrees for our ride to Paris this Sunday, … Continue reading

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Sunday, Sunday, Sunday: OTB Spring Classic #2

WordPress was down yesterday afternoon and into the late evening.  Sorry if you were unable to comment.  I was also unable to write anything until quite late (for me).  While I can’t promise you the Eiffel Tower, or champagne on … Continue reading

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Spring Classics #1 Ride Report: Milwaukee-Belgium-Milwaukee

What does it say that more than 650 people read the post about the ride from Milwaukee to Belgium and back, but only 5 people decided to do the ride? Jim, Ben, Russell, Gary and yours truly were the only takers for … Continue reading

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To hell and back: Milwaukee-Belgium-Milwaukee

Or is it the other way around? Either way, I wanted to update the ride to note that  while I do still have a bit of a runny nose and cough, I think I will be well enough to make the … Continue reading

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This Sat., March 19th: OTB Spring Classics Ride #1: Milwaukee-Belgium-Milwaukee

That’s right, it’s time to release your inner Belgian.  For those of us who will not make it to the Ronde van Vlaanderen (Tour of Flanders) or any of the other great spring classics for that matter, this is our chance to … Continue reading

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