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Chris Locke - Dirt Dobber

Chris Locke - Dirt Dobber

Chris Locke leads the Cow Town Cycling team and runs the Kansas City Cross web site. This is his personal blog, and here is what he has to say for himself:

I am just a manic depressive, obsessive compulsive, masochistic athlete. I somehow "get off" on seeing how much pain I can endure. Come join me the relentless pursuit of dubious cycling achievements and marginal life accomplishments.

Web Site: chrislocke.blogspot.com
Location: Kansas City, MO [map]


Headlines From Chris Locke - Dirt DobberFeed

Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 08-21-2017
I have not been keeping up with current news lately.   Carolynn tells me this morning that we are heading up to Smithville, MO to watch this big event - The 2017  Total Solar Eclipse.  We even have glasses.   Luckily we did not […]
That Bike will Kill You Son 08-21-2017
It has been awhile since my last post.  I actually thought about not ever posting again but I recently thought that if I wrote about what has happened recently it would make me feel better.  So here we go.The past few months have been very hard  […]
2017 Meltdown Mountain Bike Challenge 05-30-2017
The countdown has begun for this years Meltdown.  Only two weeks to go until the big day - June 11, 2017.   Get all the info on www.cowtowncycling.comWe have custom awards for each class as well as USA Cycling State Championship medals […]
2017 God's Country Fat Tire Festival 03-06-2017
Join us at the 15th Annual God's Country Fat Tire Festival.  2 days of events at the Lawrence River Trails.Details: 2017 God's Country Fat Tire FestivalRegistration: https://www.bikereg.com/godscountryfattirefestival
Life Without a Phone 01-20-2017
Truth be told, I have never personally owned a phone.  Work has always provided one for me.  Due to this I guess I associate a phone with work.  No work, no phone for me.It has been 6 weeks since I last had access to a cell phone.  I do […]
2017 New Years Day Ride 01-01-2017
Carolynn and I headed over to Lawrence for LMBC's annual New Years Day ride.  I believe this is our 17 annual. Very good turnout today.  I would say well over 50 riders.  As one would expect, turnout usually depends on conditions. […]
Leaders Matter 12-31-2016
A little over 15 years ago I was doing some research for my brother John who was a Quad (Stem cell research) and came upon a great Institute that wanted to change humanity and cure cancer.  It was led by a great man who had a dream.  I wanted to be a part […]
25 Years of Guilt 09-02-2016
It is hard to believe how quickly time passes.  They say that time heals all, but that is not always true....25 years ago my younger brother John was involved in an accident that left him a quadriplegic.  This destroyed my family both emotionally and financially.  […]
What's an Old Man to Do? 05-09-2016
Looks like winter is finally over and Spring is here which means a slowing of our Good Times Gravel Grinding series.  What a season it has been for gravel riding.   Some of our rides had close to 100 riders.  All of them out having a good […]
Life Kicked My Ass 02-07-2016
The past year was really hard on me.  I felt like I was always fighting something, dealing with a problem or overcoming yet another injury.  Basically I was a wreck mentally, physically and emotionally.  When I lost my brother Joey it put me over […]


Last Update: September 2nd, 2012