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06-12-14, 10:55 AM
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Posted By richpool

Scooped this up...

Scooped this up yesterday!http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a582/richardapool/image_zpsee23ba2d.jpeg
05-28-14, 12:36 PM
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Posted By richpool

Got my bike dialed in for Dirty Kanza 200 on...

Got my bike dialed in for Dirty Kanza 200 on Saturday. Re-tensioned the new Industry Nine Ultralite wheels after breaking them in at Alamzno. Im ready for a long day of suffering. If I finish im...
05-20-14, 01:28 PM
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Posted By richpool

Nope they just ran along side the racers for a...

Nope they just ran along side the racers for a long time.
05-20-14, 01:26 PM
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Posted By richpool

Ah here we go heres the entire flickr album:...

Ah here we go heres the entire flickr album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/craiglindner/sets/72157644324285167/with/14030802679/
05-20-14, 01:21 PM
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Posted By richpool

I wish I could remember where I found the photo,...

I wish I could remember where I found the photo, there is also a video, apparently they ran with the lead group of 10 miles? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXuRrwEZI80
05-20-14, 01:14 PM
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Posted By richpool

May has been a killer for me on the 3rd I did a...

May has been a killer for me on the 3rd I did a gravel century. On the 10th I raced Maisies Pride 100 miles (in my opinion it is the hardest gravel race in Kansas). Last weekend I raced Almanzo 100...
04-24-14, 02:38 PM
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Posted By richpool

I live in KC , Im riding DK200 (as well as...

I live in KC , Im riding DK200 (as well as Maisie's Pride and Almanzo for warm ups) I will be running Clement X'Plor MSO 40's. I have trained for the past year on Clement X'Plor USH 35's. Bumping up...
04-21-14, 08:19 AM
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Posted By richpool

Sure thing! To start I have the large Zeitgeist...

Sure thing! To start I have the large Zeitgeist bag with the Expedition upgrade. I purchased my Carradie Bagman Expedition from Europe. They are hard to find for a good price in the US. The rack is a...
04-17-14, 09:03 AM
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Posted By richpool

Heres my Dirty Kanza 200 / Almazo race bike. 2014...

Heres my Dirty Kanza 200 / Almazo race bike. 2014 Kona Rove with custom florescent orange with rainbow metallic flake powder coating. Selle Anatomica saddle and bar tape, Thomson post and stem, Bags...
04-09-14, 12:48 PM
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Posted By richpool

Thanks Robbie, that was a great write up. I...

Thanks Robbie, that was a great write up. I havent really been on it much, I purchased it for the collection but have since decided I would like to look at something new that is more practical to...
04-08-14, 12:16 PM
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Posted By richpool

Yeah sorry it is a 650c forgot to mention that.

Yeah sorry it is a 650c forgot to mention that.
04-08-14, 07:51 AM
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Posted By richpool

Have: 1992 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 7 58cm ...

Have:
1992 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 7 58cm
pretty darn good condition some scratches nothing major. Non original bars shifters and crankset. It is full shimano 600 though....
03-10-14, 09:57 AM
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Posted By richpool

I have been riding this for about 2 weeks now,...

I have been riding this for about 2 weeks now, but finally finished it yesterday. Its my Dirty Kanza 200 bike set up in training mode. For Almanzo and DK ill be running a Whiskey Fork with Industry...
02-17-14, 09:05 AM
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Posted By richpool

Double posted dont care, im sooooo pumped for...

Double posted dont care, im sooooo pumped for them!
http://i1285.photobucket.com/albums/a582/richardapool/swift-bags_zpsb8f0ba42.jpg
02-17-14, 09:01 AM
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Posted By richpool

This weekend I got the first glimpse of my new...

This weekend I got the first glimpse of my new touring bags and they look AMAZING. Hopefully they get here this week. My adventure bike should be back from powder coat this week as well. If you...
01-29-14, 08:57 AM
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Posted By richpool

Today I am working with Swift Industries on a new...

Today I am working with Swift Industries on a new secret project. I also just did a frame paint and decal layout for another company. I have had such an amazing start to 2014 and I am so pumped on...
01-23-14, 10:31 AM
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Posted By richpool

Yesterday I sent my postcard in to enter the...

Yesterday I sent my postcard in to enter the Almanzo 100. So my May will look like this:

May 10th Maises Pride 101 miles
May 17th Almanzo 100 miles
May 31st Dirty Kanza 200 miles
im dumb....
01-20-14, 04:40 PM
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Posted By richpool

Last week while on vacation in Aruba, I entered...

Last week while on vacation in Aruba, I entered the Dirty Kanza 200. I then finally purchased my race bike (Kona rove). I still have my Crux Expert incase anyone is looking for one. I totally thought...
11-29-13, 11:40 AM
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Posted By richpool

Havent been on here for a while! Two weeks ago I...

Havent been on here for a while! Two weeks ago I raced my first alleycat. I got spanked because I got lost. Knowing the city you are racing is a huge advantage. It was fun though.

Last weekend...
11-18-13, 02:57 PM
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Posted By richpool

Today Prolly posted my work for the second time....

Today Prolly posted my work for the second time. Its amazing how great that site is for exposure. Lastly, Johnny how sweet of a deal?
11-12-13, 09:23 AM
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Posted By richpool

Today Cotton Bureau posted a goofy bike shirt I...

Today Cotton Bureau posted a goofy bike shirt I illustrated. I have also sold about 50 of my "The Cannibal" shirts. I do wish this project wasnt such a hassle, its really eating into my non existent...
11-06-13, 08:34 AM
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Posted By richpool

Have you guys checked out...

Have you guys checked out http://www.pedalconsumption.com/ lately... my work was featured. #fixiefamous (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=fixiefamous)
11-04-13, 11:55 AM
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Posted By richpool

Yep and they also state with the premium...

Yep and they also state with the premium membership you can also only advertise in the "marketplace" doesnt seem to be true for everyone.
11-04-13, 11:49 AM
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Posted By richpool

Why is it that people who own bike shops that...

Why is it that people who own bike shops that sell online can post links to their products all day long, but a private individual who actually creates something and post it with out even mentioning...
10-31-13, 02:48 PM
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Posted By richpool

haha good point.

haha good point.
10-31-13, 02:36 PM
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Posted By richpool

Thanks guys, im a bit surprised. My style is...

Thanks guys, im a bit surprised. My style is usually pretty polarizing.
10-31-13, 01:46 PM
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Posted By richpool

After being swamped with freelance work for what...

After being swamped with freelance work for what seems like months, im finally getting back to work on some personal illustrations (cycling related duh). Projects like this remind me why I wanted to...
10-28-13, 12:07 PM
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Posted By richpool

Truly was. If you want a challenging short race I...

Truly was. If you want a challenging short race I would highly recommend it. I mean, if you are the kind of person that like an absolute sufferfest. The same guy that planned this route does a Dirty...
10-28-13, 10:54 AM
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Posted By richpool

Brutal

Note this is not really CX but figured gravel races fit best in here.

Here are some photos and a little recap from the most brutal race of my life. Its called JAGGER, it is a 37 mile gravel race...
10-28-13, 09:31 AM
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Posted By richpool

Here are some photos and a little recap from the...

Here are some photos and a little recap from the most brutal race of my life. I did stop and take a couple photos during the race, I pretty much solo'ed the entire event, so it really didnt matter....
10-26-13, 06:38 PM
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Posted By richpool

Jesus. I raced that gravel race I've been talking...

Jesus. I raced that gravel race I've been talking about and it was absolutely brutal. 4475 feet of climbing in 37 miles. Also, it wasn't gravel it was solid farm roads and terrible. I finished, more...
10-25-13, 10:37 AM
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Posted By richpool

Thats what im worried about, but I just checked...

Thats what im worried about, but I just checked the weather and it now says 44 at the start? 14 degrees warmer then it said Monday. Im thinking bib tights, jersey and arm warmers. I just never know...
10-25-13, 09:54 AM
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Posted By richpool

Ill be on my cross bike and yeah its gonna be...

Ill be on my cross bike and yeah its gonna be brutal. This area is not flat by any means its 3 laps of a 16 mile loop. In the heart of the flint hills. see below....I took these images from a blog...
10-25-13, 08:34 AM
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Posted By richpool

I registered for a short but brutal race on...

I registered for a short but brutal race on saturday. 40 miles of hills and god awful flinty gravel. Hoping for less then 1 flat. I really wish I had a tubeless setup. Its also going to be 30 at 8...
10-08-13, 07:54 AM
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Posted By richpool

WHAT!?! That bike is amazing how much?

WHAT!?! That bike is amazing how much?
10-07-13, 03:38 PM
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Posted By richpool

Anyone ride a 58cm 1992 Schwinn Paramount PDG...

Anyone ride a 58cm 1992 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 7 650c? I have one im looking to move. Interested in anything cyclocross, cannondale, or some modern wheels. Its in really good shape. The Shimano...
10-07-13, 02:52 PM
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Posted By richpool

Well....Just incase you ever think you might want...

Well....Just incase you ever think you might want to know its a 54cm but fits a lil more like a 55/56. Oh its only 18.13 lbs with out pedals and the 3 bottle cages on it.
10-07-13, 02:29 PM
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Posted By richpool

Haha thanks, I do absolutely understand what you...

Haha thanks, I do absolutely understand what you mean. I picked up the frame a size smaller then I wanted but it was too good of a deal to pass up.
10-07-13, 10:14 AM
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Posted By richpool

If you really really like it im selling it either...

If you really really like it im selling it either frame and fork or complete
10-04-13, 10:02 AM
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Posted By richpool

Today I realized that the Crux might not ever...

Today I realized that the Crux might not ever never sell. Why is it the second you cross the $1000.00 line on craigslist or ebay offers just stop? I thought asking $1300 was more then fair and not...
10-03-13, 02:25 PM
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Posted By richpool

Haha the Super Jake is way way more. My Crux...

Haha the Super Jake is way way more.

My Crux Expert is 18.13 without pedals and 18.9 with Shimano M540's. It also has Mavic Ksyrium Elites. Magnesium TRP EuroX's as well as a carbon seat post and...
10-03-13, 01:45 PM
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Posted By richpool

Little bummed after reading this. Im switching to...

Little bummed after reading this. Im switching to a 2014 Jake the Snake from a 2012 Crux only so I can race for a bike shop that I really love. I was hoping these Jake's wouldnt be this heavy,...
10-03-13, 01:16 PM
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Posted By richpool

2012 Crux Expert "Skittles" with Mavic Ksyrium...

2012 Crux Expert "Skittles" with Mavic Ksyrium Elites, Retroshift, Full 105 drive train. More of a gravel bike.
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10-03-13, 07:51 AM
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Posted By richpool

Got some new tires thanks to my "race team...

Got some new tires thanks to my "race team discount" at the shop. Really been wanting to give these Clement X'plor USH's a shot and see how they hold up. I hope pretty well they are 120 tpi with bead...
10-02-13, 03:31 PM
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Posted By richpool

This is sooooo good.

This is sooooo good.
10-02-13, 03:27 PM
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Posted By richpool

Haha, he has become a good friend, not to mention...

Haha, he has become a good friend, not to mention he lets me walk in use their stands and tools, the shop also gives me discounts on everything. I figured the beer I had been bringing probably wasnt...
10-02-13, 02:53 PM
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Posted By richpool

I sold it within 6 hours to my LBS mechanic for...

I sold it within 6 hours to my LBS mechanic for the same price I payed... I was going to part it out and make some $$$ but immediately realized I didnt have the time for that.
10-02-13, 08:03 AM
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Posted By richpool

Yesterday I relapsed... 1998 Cannondale R4000...

Yesterday I relapsed... 1998 Cannondale R4000 Full Dura Ace, Sella Italia Ti Flight, $200.00 are you kidding me? There is no way I could pass it up right? It was missing the orignal seat post,...
09-30-13, 12:03 PM
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Posted By richpool

johnnytheboy Its in Eskridge, Kansas on Oct 26th,...

johnnytheboy Its in Eskridge, Kansas on Oct 26th, I believe its only the second year they are doing. Its called Jagger (google jagger gravel race) I read somewhere that 15 people entered last year....
09-30-13, 08:01 AM
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Posted By richpool

Yesterday I went on a solo 50 mile gravel ride....

Yesterday I went on a solo 50 mile gravel ride. The farm roads and weird places in my area are fun to explore. I also found a 37 mile gravel race to enter on oct 27th. Its oddly short so it sounds...
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