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Snotcycle Gearing Up! | mike dickerson

Monthly Archives: January 2010


Snotcycle Gearing Up!

With the wind kicking up, Mike and I checked out the race course for downed trees and limbs that might slow down the intrepid competitors showing up this Saturday at the Farm. Lots of dead wood littered the course and we had to resort to the chain saw to remove one large tree that would [...]

By |January 29th, 2010|mike dickerson, mountain bike races, rockland farm, tom stokes|3 Comments

Building a Big Fire for the Snotcycle

Getting set up for the our winter race the Snotcycle put on by Go Time Racing and Plum Grove Cyclery at Rockland Farm, we made sure to pile up a whole lot of wood in the field right by the race course. Just past the Start/Finish tent down the hill will be a fire that [...]

By |January 28th, 2010|mike dickerson, mountain bike races, rockland farm, tom stokes|0 Comments

Let It Snow!

Intrepid Snotcycle racers take note of the current weather reports. Although it is still a few days out and weather forecasting is notoriously inaccurate, looks as if we will be racing in the snow for the Snotcycle on Saturday! Those travelling up from the south should take care since current predictions put some of the [...]

By |January 26th, 2010|mountain bike races, rockland farm, tom stokes|0 Comments

Riding The Waterford Loop Before the Rain, Barely

Matt, Erik, Quinten and I managed to carve out 35 miles on the road in what turns out was the only part of the day it wasn't raining. Started off at the Loudoun County High School and did the traditional Waterford loop in the counterclockwise direction. We felt the sprinkles begin as we motored through [...]

By |January 24th, 2010|bike service|0 Comments

Trail Conditions at the Farm for the Snotcycle

Managed to roll out of bed early enough to be on the trails before it got above freezing.  Wanted to assess the trail conditions heading into the week before our annual winter race The Snotcycle.  You will be happy to know that the course is in good condition for the middle of winter.  [...]

By |January 24th, 2010|bike service|0 Comments

Snotcycle Winter Race

One week to go before the second annual Snotcycle mountain bike race on Rockland Farm.  The weather has warmed up a bit from our bitter cold snap a few weeks ago.  The ground is pretty saturated but the trail is usually quite firm.  Going to ride a lap or two tomorrow morning to check out [...]

By |January 23rd, 2010|mike dickerson, mountain bike races, rockland farm, tom stokes|0 Comments

When is Plum Grove Cyclery Going to Re-Open?

Mike and I have been working hard at transitioning from a traditional bike shop to our new model.  It took lots of work to prepare the building we will occupy on Rockland Farm north of Leesburg, VA.  We also had many chores to address on the property which is also under our care and oversight.  We have [...]

By |January 22nd, 2010|bike sales, bike service|0 Comments

Two Guys and A Bike

Mike Dickerson and Tom Stokes are considered the experts when it comes to high end bicycle sales and repair.

By |January 22nd, 2010|mike dickerson, tom stokes|1 Comment