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September 7, 2013

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Good Times Riding

We use a chip timing system to keep track of rider locations and elapsed ride times on the touring rides at Tulsa Tough. You’ve used or seen similar systems in running and triathlon events.

The rider wears an ankle strap with a small electronic device and whenever they cross a remote sensor on the roadway, [...]

Getting Organized

Our goal at Tulsa Tough is to grow the rides to a sustainable level. Sustainable means participant numbers we can sustain over the long haul by creating touring rides people want to come back to and recommend. It also means growing ride participation to numbers that give us a strong income base to sustain the [...]

Not naturally a team player

I’ve always been better at doing it myself than delegating and managing. I guess that’s how I was taught. Not because that was the intentional lesson but that’s how my parents did it and theirs before them. But the Tulsa Tough Rides are way too big for that. It has to be a team effort.

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What’s a SAG?

SAG stands for Support And Gear. It usually refers to one of the cars that follows riders with emergency first aid, tools, food, water, and ice. It can also mean the truck that carries your bicycle while you ride the bus or the vehicle that carries your luggage from campsite to campsite on multi-day tours.

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