Almanzo and Royal Antler

Posted by Chris Skogen On August - 27 - 2012

How does a man move and shape a culture? Our love of storytelling compelled us to find out, so we dug into the story of the Almanzo 100 gravel road race-the granddaddy of them all. We found that a single man’s passion for community has manifested itself in a bike race. The challenge: to race 100 miles of gravel roads without assistance or outside support. Pain and suffering exist temporarily, but the satisfaction of a battle won will empower these racers the rest of their lives. Call it a movement if you’d like but please don’t call it a fad. Gravel racing is here to stay.

Sample Post 2

Posted by Chris Skogen On June - 30 - 2011

A second sample post to see how everything will look and to see how far the body of text will move over toward the photo. I think it's working rather well, I'm just not certain as to the final layout.

Sample Post

Posted by Chris Skogen On June - 30 - 2011

A sample post to see how everything will look


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Posted by Chris Skogen On 2:24 PM 5 comments
If you are interested in registering for this event. Please follow the instructions in the next section.

1.Purchase (handmade would be preferred) a postcard.
2.Write or type your NAME, AGE and the CLASS in which you will be riding.
3.Address the postcard to the following address:

Almanzo 100
1217 7th Ave NW
Rochester, Minn.

4.Place stamp in correct location on postcard.
5.Place completed postcard in outgoing mail by April 30th, 2007.
6.Check frequently for updates.
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How We Roll

Posted by Chris Skogen On 12:09 PM 1 comments
The website has been updated. The new information includes rules and route specifics. Let me know what you think. Some have asked about an entry fee. THIS EVENT IS FREE TO ENTER (that's right, free), but please keep in mind that all of the human efforts being put into this event are on a volunteer basis, so should you at any point feel the need to donate to myself or my organizing partner, neither of us will stand in your way. Peace.
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Route Update

Posted by Chris Skogen On 6:28 PM 0 comments
I am looking at mapping the route again this weekend possibly. I am curious to know what the interest in gravel is. I am certain I would like to see it at 50% or more, but would like some feedback from anyone who might be interested. More or less gravel is the question? Keep in my the whole thing is pretty flat. Comments?
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Current route

Posted by Chris Skogen On 12:40 PM 0 comments
Here is a link to the current Almanzo 100 route. The first third of this race is nearly all gravel while the majority of the rest is on old county roads. This final two-thirds of this route will change significantly as more gravel will be added in place of the county roads, but hopefully this will give you an idea of what is in store.
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Posted by Chris Skogen On 7:05 AM 0 comments
Thank you for your interest an welcome to the official blogspot for the Almanzo 100. This blog will feature route updates as well as sponsor information in addition to any information that comes our way from you, the viewer and hopeful racer.
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