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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014

I am Sir Bikes-a-lot and my quest is to seek the Holy Trail

I am Sir Bikes-a-lot and my quest is to seek the Holy Trail

No post in quite some time. But I can assure you, I still ride a bike. Why? Because I like to, yes, but also because it keeps me from killing people. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: OCT 21, 2014

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2014

Pisgah, DuPont ... ride it before it all erodes away

Pisgah, DuPont ... ride it before it all erodes away

Did you know that the Great Smoky Mountains and Pisgah National Forest are eroding at the rate of a few tens of meters per million years and uniformly over space and time? A few tens of meters? Over space AND time? I was shocked when I read that. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: AUG 12, 2014

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MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014

Caught on camera: Fatbiking on Wrightsville Beach

Caught on camera: Fatbiking on Wrightsville Beach

We're halfway through Summer now. Peak beach weather. It’s also completely irrational that I like living at the beach. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JUL 22, 2014

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MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014

People in the suburbs are the rudest drivers of all ...

People in the suburbs are the rudest drivers of all ...

I had a thought the other day while riding my bike (I know, that's rare). It was on a Sunday afternoon and I was riding the Porters Neck loop that many cyclists like to do because it is fairly scenic and has low traffic. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JUL 14, 2014

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THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

Bite valve ruins Farlow Gap

Bite valve ruins Farlow Gap

Hydration packs... While often convenient to have water they will always find a way to ruin your day. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: MAY 15, 2014

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MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014

Topsail is a long island

Topsail is a long island

Sunday I rode Topsail Island, and when I say I rode Topsail Island, I mean I rode the entire island, out-and-back. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: APR 28, 2014

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FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

Browns Creek Nature Park and Bicycle Trail

Browns Creek Nature Park and Bicycle Trail

This is a new trail built by Cape Fear SORBA in a new park in Elizabethtown, NC. I recently got to ride this trail with my son after spending the weekend cub scout camping nearby. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: APR 24, 2014

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THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

Crossing the Chasm ... to fat bikes

Crossing the Chasm ... to fat bikes

There is a book, called Crossing the Chasm, which sets the standard when it comes to the behavior of the market in terms of acceptance of new technology products. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: APR 9, 2014

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014

The 2014 Wilmington FAC Ride

The 2014 Wilmington FAC Ride

Tired of riding around and around in circles on the same old trail and the same old roads? Well then try something different. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: APR 9, 2014

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SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014

This man strapped a GoPro to his chest. What happens next is amazing.

This man strapped a GoPro to his chest. What happens next is amazing.

Don't you just hate those stupid viral video sites that have been popping up like dandelions on Facebook that start everything they post with something like, "This started as a normal [insert noun here]. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: AUG 25, 2014

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MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014

Bennett Gap run - video

Bennett Gap run - video

I am back on flats. I love riding flats. They are especially good for riding really technical stuff. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: MAR 25, 2014

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SUNDAY, MARCH 16, 2014

Henderson Pond -- the video

Henderson Pond -- the video

Firstly, please allow myself to introduce ... myself. I am Sir Bikes-a-lot of the Carolina del Norte, rider of bicycle rapido. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: MAR 18, 2014

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SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014

Snowpocalypse 2014 in Wilmington -- the video

Snowpocalypse 2014 in Wilmington -- the video

Snow, ice, freezing rain, wintry mix, call it what you will, it comes so rarely to Wilmington. And when it does, you should take advantage of it by using that fat bike that you purchased for this very occasion. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: MAR 9, 2014

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014

Putting the Mo' in Modoc

Putting the Mo' in Modoc

Well I finally got around to making this video of the MODOC (Stevens Creek) trail near F.A.T.S. This a ride from 2012. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: FEB 6, 2014

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014

Went out on a night mountain biking trip...

Went out on a night mountain biking trip...

"Look, whatever happens, don't fight the mountain." So I rode the UNCW campus trails with the TWD crew. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JAN 31, 2014

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014

Take a ride...

Take a ride...

In 20 degree weather, at night, on the beach, alone. And you might see some things that most people going about their lives will never see. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JAN 28, 2014

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MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014

2014: Year of the Fat Bike

2014: Year of the Fat Bike

Six years ago I test rode a Surly Pugsley at Interbike. The rest is history. I'm still riding that bike, but today the market is now full of fat bikes. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JAN 15, 2014

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 5, 2014

UNCW night ride pics...

UNCW night ride pics...

Only two months left on standard time which means get out and night ride before it's too late. Actually, you can night ride anytime of the year. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: JAN 5, 2014

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2013

Either you like fat bikes or you're wrong...

Either you like fat bikes or you're wrong...

I carry bike clothes with me at all times, because you never know when a bike ride will break out. One broke out recently in the remaining woods at UNCW. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: DEC 29, 2013

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2013

DuPont Fall 2013 video

DuPont Fall 2013 video

I have made a new video of the mountain biking. This video features trails in DuPont State Forest. I hope nobody sees this video, which is why I have posted it on my site and linked to my Facebook page. More...

UPDATED BY SIR BIKES-A-LOT ON: NOV 12, 2013

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