From the monthly archives:

April 2008

But, but… It’s almost MAY!

April 18, 2008

Standing in Black Mountain Cyclery today looking at cold-weather gear. It’s supposed to be in the 50’s tomorrow with a chance of rain for the 100+ mile Tour de Cure. Leg warmers, full-fingered gloves, full jackets, that head warmer thingy, shoe covers. Outside it was 81F and perfectly sunny. I just couldn’t bring myself to […]

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Riding the Tour de Cure

April 17, 2008

This weekend, I’m going to be cycling in the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure fund-raising event. I’ll be cycling over 100 miles in support of the American Diabetes Association’s commitment to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. There are over 20 million children and adults […]

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81.30m: Downtown Coffee

April 16, 2008

Mike and I enjoyed beautiful weather on a toodle to the Mission Cafe in downtown San Diego. It was pretty cool riding around downtown and I got a real sense for how interesting San Diego is. From La Jolla village, to the boardwalk in PB, the Embarcadero and finally downtown, San Diego is a really […]

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65.09m: Blown away from Julian

April 12, 2008

Mark, Andy and I were hankering for some apple pie so we set off early headed for Julian. The weather gods had other ideas. We encountered 20-30 mph headwinds that got worse the farther east we went. The winds were relentless! My bike was buffeted left and right, standing in the saddle was out of […]

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46.88m: Palomar Mountain

April 9, 2008

I rode Palomar Mountain today with the Descenders. We went all the way to the observatory and I would have enjoyed myself a lot more if I was warm. It was warm at the bottom, I was sweating in my undershirt and long sleeve jersey. By the time we reached Mother’s, I had my vest […]

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