We Three #GENTS

Topic: BT Cycling Club

Photo: ARTCRANK

May

20

2014

We Three #GENTS

Posted By: Ben McCoy

We three [#GENTS] of [gravel] are; Bearing [matching outfits] we traverse afar, Field and fountain, moor and mountain, Following [the Almanzo] star.   WE DID IT! We may not have been flying under the Bicycle Theory flag this time around, but Adam Turman and I (as MPLS Bike Love) put another Almanzo 100 in the …Read More

Adam Turman at Meisville Grinder image

Apr

29

2014

Gravel Bike Racing Prep Guide

Posted By: Ben McCoy

As we get ready for the 2014 Almanzo, West Side Dirty Benjamin, and more I’ve dusted off the Gravel Bike Racing Preparation post I wrote last year as part of our #BTriders initiative and updated it. It’s important to note that I am still not racing. One again, I’m riding with a group of friends, some …Read More

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Mar

17

2014

GENTS Jersey Update: ORDER NOW!

Posted By: Ben McCoy

The first ever – and maybe last ever – GENTS jersey design has been approved and are now available for anybody to purchase. A GENT is any person that rides for the love of cycling, is generally good-natured, and is willing to stop in relief of a fellow adventure seeker in distress. How to Order …Read More

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Mar

7

2014

GENTS Cycling Jerseys

Posted By: Ben McCoy

What do you get somebody that has nothing and wants everything? Anything. What do you get a bicyclist that already has a bunch of mass-produced jerseys, but nothing that truly represents what it means to be a good-natured adventure seeker? One of these!     Introducing the 2014 GENTS jersey   Designed by Bicycle Theory …Read More

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Feb

6

2014

What’s up with the Bicycle Theory Cycling Club?

Posted By: Ben McCoy

The #BTriders are off and into the sunset.   So it’s over? Yes and no. Mostly yes. The time and energy required to organize, promote, and support a team is a big commitment. It’s also a potential liability. And unfortunately, the work requirement is greater than our available resources. But the fact is, the #BTriders …Read More

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Feb

4

2014

New Speedhound cycling jackets

Posted By: Ben McCoy

At the beginning our 2013 #BTriders initiative, Chris Cleveland from Speedhound bikes graciously lent one of his OnlyOne™ demo rigs to Kristine Larsen from Podiumwear Custom Apparel. Needless to say, the Speedhound OnlyOne™ rode like a dream and following the season, Kristine wanted to thank Chris for his generosity. So she asked Bicycle Theory to …Read More

btriders-shield

Nov

4

2013

#BTriders – Thank You

Posted By: Ben McCoy

This past weekend, Foxy, Boomer, and I rode a brisk 50 miles of limestone and pavement. And on this ride, we reflected on the Bicycle Theory Cycling Club experiment a bit. It started the way it ended – cold and wet. Each of us found and tested our own limitations. But what didn’t kill us …Read More

L to R: Adam Turman, Kristine Larsen, Ben McCoy, Jessica Baltzley, and Willie Humke.

Oct

22

2013

#BTriders – Dirt Bag Recap

Posted By: Ben McCoy

The Dirt Bag sucked so good. Saturday, October 19 ended up being another horrible weather day for racing. If the temperature ever got above 40 degrees, tell that to the sleet. (Y)uck. But before we go 87 miles forward, let me step back. I posted this to Facebook a few days back … “I’ve been …Read More

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Oct

14

2013

Race Recaps: The Mammoth Gravel Classic and The Filthy 50

Posted By: Ben McCoy

For those of you keeping score, the #BTriders recently completed the Mammoth Gravel Classic in St. Croix Falls (Wisconsin) on Saturday, October 5 and The Filthy 50 in Stewartville (Minnesota) this past Sunday, October 13.   Mammoth Gravel Classic The Mammoth promised 3 options – 35, 70, and 100 miles. Unfortunately, it didn’t live up …Read More

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Sep

29

2013

#BTriders: The Cheq + Heck Recap

Posted By: Ben McCoy

It’s been a bit too long since I last posted anything about the #BTriders. We’re still riding; however, sales and marketing for Bicycle Theory has kept me so busy lately that just getting to and through our last couple events has been challenge enough. But enough excuses already. Let’s get to the recap.   Chequamegon …Read More