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Ben Beck

Ben Beck

State College, Pennsylvania
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Ben Beck is a cyclist from State College, Pennsylvania. Join Strava to track your activities, analyze your performance, and follow friends. Strava members can plan routes, participate in motivating challenges, and join clubs. Get started by signing up for free.

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Oct 2014
Jan 2015

Current Month

  • 354.8mi
  • 28h 6m
  • 18,904ft

Recent Achievements

  • 2nd overall on Curtin to Fox Hollow thru Arboretum
  • PR on Blue Course N (Old Gatesburg to Teaberry)
  • 2nd fastest time on Lower Beaver Rd. descent
  • 2nd fastest time on Dix Run Rd. descent to Beaver Rd.


Distance 3,412.8mi
Time 233h 25m
Elevation Gain 196,788ft
Rides 146


Total Distance 18,793.2mi
Total Time 1167h 27m
Total Elev Gain 770,732ft
Total Rides 839

Recent Photos

  • Generally preferred for these to stay on the bike.
  • Haul from the vacant house next door. #thanksneighbors
  • Damn. Wasn't expecting to see that.
  • Hadn't made a beer run by bike in a long time. New spot is super convenient and has great selection, but boy is it expensive.
  • I guess there is a first time for everything. #wetrocks
  • Cyclocross is muddy they say. Mountain bikes are fun there say. #wetrocks
  • I should really go mountain biking more often.
  • Typical.
  • Spotted at the trails on central PA.
  • Mid-ride stop. Had the cutest barista too.
  • Hey look! I found a smooth section!
  • It's like Jurassic Park our something down there. Also, i needed a guide.
  • #commute #blessed
  • New car day. Not really, but spent enough to fix it, that it feels that way.
  • Pennsylvania, you perdy.
  • Real perdy.
  • Demo day. #notamountainbiker
  • Don't see the ride-delay text into you get to the start. #secondcoffee
  • Snow days in State College are actually anti-snow days. "First day above freezing, take the day off!"
  • I tried. Just too much slush and cold on the face. #1weekuntilAL #iceworld
  • Ice-beard turned out pretty solid this morning.
  • Alright, how do you steer this thing?
  • Finally did it.
  • Almost jumped it, but didn't want to get shot by a tank. #onbase #guns
  • After fighting with my shifter forever without proper anything, I finally got out for a ride. 67 and sunny, and bonus strade bianche.
  • Allegrippis is awesome.
  • Getting ready for @epicgaps
  • Pretty sweet overlooks, too!
  • What do you do now that it gets dark at 5? #koppenburgcross
  • It's not even that cold yet. Ugh. #iceworld
  • #pro
  • Both 75 and snow in the forecast for next week.
  • Still autumn.
  • #crossishere
  • Frankenbike is alive. A few upgrades, some consolidation, fenders and rack optional.
  • Black Mo, you pretty but make my legs hurt.
  • About half of Center Line cemetery are Becks.
  • Good morning Pennsylvania.
  • Commute practice.
  • #hoboTT complete.
  • #hobocrit (half-) complete.
  • Foggy.
  • Planes.
  • I wonder why they call it the "Llama loop"?
  • PSU creamery does not mess around. #icecream
  • Blue Ridged a bit today.
  • Exploring on the #fredsteed
  • Moat.
  • Just a bit too thick without a fatbike.
  • Lots of snowy straights.
  • Made tracks.
  • Newport News, you were holding out on me.
  • City farm, with cows.
  • Go jackets.
  • 3rd place swag. #cupcake #cx
  • Crozet.
  • Carvings.
  • Without any craft beer stores around, its hard to get more hipster than picking up your CSA and locally roasted coffee by bike in Newport News.
  • Hay family!
  • Zee dough is ALIVE!
  • Vacation. Day 2.
  • Vacation.
  • Thirty miles of fields and sun.
  • Gas station ham biscuits.
  • I miss it.
  • After 9.5 hours in the car and a bike ride. @mondaynight in VA.
  • Richmond.
  • Made it!
  • Jamestown.
  • Best ride food.
  • Yorktown.
  • Williamsburg.
  • Friday afternoon ride. Lovely.
  • Lame.
  • Kramer hair + bike ride = helmet hair
  • Perfect combination after 80 miles.
  • Victory.
  • Yorktown. #latergram
  • I don't need both, right?!
  • Cross bike ride on a lovely spring afternoon.
  • #bikes
  • Bike ride!
  • 10 miles of single track 2 miles from my house. Not too shabby.
  • #nofilter bike ride.
  • The ride before the storm.
  • Recovery-gram
  • Channeled my inner @twotoneatl this afternoon.