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Polished rants, fervent opinionation, vibrant liquidity, cheap sportcoats, strong coffee, beer, punk rock & cycling. CommuterDude's blog is the source for bicycle commuters & hopeless mileage hogs everywhere.

Keith Gates writes from Johnson County in a rambling, stream-of-consciousness style about commuting, ultra-cycling, and various other obsessions.


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Milepost 1445 08-09-2018
via IFTTT:Full selfie from yesterday's ride home, hopefully to-be-featured on our corporate wellness vendor's annual calendar. Working to get more awareness for commuters and the benefits of riding to work! #rideyourbike #commuteharder #milepost1445https://ift.tt/2OopVyO […]
Milepost 1445 08-02-2018
via IFTTT:Built in 1932, the Pottawatomie Creek bridge on old K-7, with The Rando Bros. @tri11ionaire & @evans6302 on tempo, dawn patrol, Left of Centerville 200km permanent, 7/27/18. #rideyourbike #AudaxKC #bridgehunter #milepost1445https://ift.tt/2vuxLzq
Milepost 1445 08-01-2018
via IFTTT:Happiness is an old barn at sunrise. From the Left of Centerville 200k, 7/27/18 #barnhunter #rideyourbike #milepost1445https://ift.tt/2KgIGSC
Milepost 1445 07-30-2018
via IFTTT:The old US-69 sentinel remains. Its smaller twin to the south, sadly, looks to have been replaced; so, not sure how much longer this guy will be here. On Ungenhour Rd. near K-52. #bridgehunter #rideyourbike #milepost1445 #AudaxKChttps://ift.tt/2mRmaX7
Milepost 1445 07-28-2018
via IFTTT:Gettin' after it in the early hours, on the road to Centerville. 200km permanent, 7/27/18, with The Rando Bros. & Terry B. #AudaxKC #rideyourbike #milepost1445 @tri11ionaire @evans6302https://ift.tt/2LQHwSM
Milepost 1445 07-11-2018
via IFTTT:The faces of Randonneuring. Terry B. and me, from the June 29th 207km ride. Approaching 95F in the shade, 35 miles to go, at Luther's, Leroy, KS. July ride is only gonna be worse. #rideyourbike #RUSA #milepost1445 #AudaxKChttps://ift.tt/2KZKZh9
Milepost 1445 07-06-2018
via IFTTT:Terry takes on US-75 during the Aliceville Twister 207km permanent, 6/29/18. Getting closer to the Flint Hills! #AudaxKC #rideyourbike #randonneuring #milepost1445https://ift.tt/2KSDKHK
Milepost 1445 07-04-2018
via IFTTT Abandoned tracks north of Aliceville, KS. Future rail trail, possibly. Strong headwinds again on this early section, but lots to look at. From 6/29/18's 207km ride. #rideyourbike #railtrail https://ift.tt/2IT7P4Z
The Cole Camp 410km brevet - 5/5/2018 recap and notes 07-06-2018
Better late than never? Over the next couple weeks I'm cleaning out the hopper and getting some notable rides posted, finally.  Enjoy! It's become more and more difficult to find the time and energy to write with my current workload and […]
Guest Post: "Try Something New, Every Day" 05-04-2018
Every once in a blue moon I see something come across that just feels like it should hit a larger audience, and this is one of those times.  The below comes from last year's Cole Camp 410km brevet out of Grain Valley, MO., from Gary DelNero.  I've […]


Last Update: December 4th, 2013