My favorite part of this story, is when Gluckman texted me during the Leavenworth Grand Fondo and said, “just saw Mark V on the climb.”
And that was it.
Nothing else like which climb, he looked good, or was dying, or whatever. Then I didn’t hear from either of them for like another week, so I conclude, “oh that’s not good.”
Mark’s rode-a-dirt-fondo story originally appeared in Issue 13, available now on iTunes and the Web for $4 an issue or $16 annually. I’m sharing it for free this weekend in the Medium Bicycles Collection. I hope you follow us on Medium too and considering subscribing.
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My gravel ride of the year will happen in August in an Idaho you don’t know.