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Dirty Kanza Ride Reports

Varying degrees of DK

August 1, 2018
Every year since the first ride report, I’ve debated about whether I needed to do another race report on my Dirty Kanza. Fortunately, every year is different, and every year it still catches me off-guard.
Dirty Kanza Ride Reports

Dirty Kanza 200: Official Testimony

June 17, 2017
There is the truth, and then there are the facts. Sometimes they are very same things. Here is my 2017 Dirty Kanza 200 Ride Report, ala Mr. Comey-style.
Dirty Kanza Ride Reports

Dirty Kanza: Ice Sock Fever

June 15, 2016

The storm before the calm
A crack, a flash, the room strobes with light and something outside thumps. I sit up on the foldout bed and see the shadow of…

Dirty Kanza Ride Reports

Dirty Kanza 200: Lay your dirty burden down

June 9, 2015

This is for you.

And so the mud caked you and raked you, it stuck and it clung. It formed five-pound pie plates under each foot, and you squelched and…

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Hematoma Takes a Holiday

May 29, 2015

We don’t have time for this! No time. Tick tock.

I’m not starved for attention, nor do I yearn for affection or the ear of a long-suffering confidant. But…