From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Woe is me, they all signed up

January 13, 2009

I (stupidly) invited my friends on the Descenders to sign up with me for the Boulevard Road Race next month. Of course, the squad’s four fastest riders did just that. I was hoping they’d at least sign up for the Mens 45+ race (they’re all geezers), but no. We’re going to line up together for […]

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Aden rides a bike

January 13, 2009

Aden had his training wheels removed yesterday.  He’s pretty stoked, as is Dad. Get the Flash Player to see this content.

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My Tour de France Legs

January 12, 2009

My Tour de France legs have left me. The legs that could climb the Galibier, Telegraph, Croix and Mollard the day after hammering up Alpe d’Huez are gone. But that’s ok. This year I have different goals. I don’t want to ride mountains all day long; I want to win a bike race. I want […]

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Going Cool Turkey

January 11, 2009

A week ago I gave up drinking alcohol. I went an entire week without a beer after a ride or glass of wine for dinner. It was very strange at first. I wasn’t quite sure what to do with myself. So, I read more, wrote more, worked more and played the guitar more. I bled […]

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Life and Death of my Garmin Edge 305

January 10, 2009

I bought a Garmin Edge 305 in May of 2008 and have been addicted ever since. It’s become an indispensible training tool – I use it on both my road and mountain bikes. A couple of months ago it started shutting off in the middle of rides. That’s a problem – incomplete data sucks. It […]

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