From the monthly archives:

February 2009

I Love a Good Bike Race

February 24, 2009

Last Sunday, I was lucky enough to watch the Stage 8 of the Tour of California as they raced over Palomar Mountain, here in San Diego. Levi, on Jens Voigt’s wheel, being LeviSTRONG. We rode up Palomar the morning of and reveled in the spectacle that is a bike race. There was the Pope, the […]

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I’ll be Racing Across the Sky

February 23, 2009

I just heard from the Leadville organizers who cleared up the little mystery about whether my application was chosen and I’m IN! I’ll be racing with about 1,300 others in Leadville this August. I’ve heard that over 10,000 riders signed up for the race and I’m proud to be one of just 13% chosen. Wow, […]

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Hold Your Horses!

February 19, 2009

I was doing my weekly budget today and saw a check had cleared for $250. I didn’t remember the expense so I clicked to view an image of the cleared check… …and fell COMPLETELY out of my chair. It was the check I wrote to the “Leadville Trail 100” for my entry in this year’s […]

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No Leadville for Arlyn

February 10, 2009

The entrants list for the 2009 Leadville Trail 100 MTB race was just released and my name is not on it. There was a record number of applicants this year due to the publicity of Lance racing it last year. I’m bummed. I guess I’ll have to create some other adventure for this year.

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Postcards From Boulevard

February 8, 2009

My friend Mark drove an hour east of San Diego just so he could stand in the freezing cold, rain and snow to get these pictures of us. He is the man! Thanks Mark! Click on any photo to view a larger version. This is the lead group on the first lap. There are three […]

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