From the monthly archives:

March 2009

Dear Lexus Driver,

March 31, 2009

Dear Lexus Driver, Hello, my name is Arlyn and I’m 39 years old. My wife and I have been married for eighteen years and we have two wonderful children; a seven year old daughter and a five year old son. I have many great friends and enjoy spending time with my parents. Have you ever […]

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Two Times the Fun

March 29, 2009

Splashing through a creek, I looked over my shoulder to see how far back Virtual-Arlyn was. My Garmin said he was just 52 feet behind me and coming fast. I was racing a virtual version of myself, using a feature of my Garmin GPS that lets me race a previously recorded workout. Around the next […]

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Julian Death March Preview (part doux)

March 22, 2009

The first time Mark’s chain broke, we laughed and joked around while we fixed it. We were enjoying pristine weather on a beautiful desert loop which will be part of the Julian Death March next month. It was a beautiful morning to be riding my orange bike. Stopping to adjust Mark’s front derailleur took awhile, […]

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Poor little guy

March 20, 2009

For whatever reason, the little computer for my brand new PowerTap SL+ lost its grip with the handlebar mount on its maiden voyage. I can’t be sure, but it’s possible that it let out a little electronic scream as it fell slowly toward the pavement below, which was rushing by at over 35 mile per […]

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Julian Death March Preview (part 1)

March 19, 2009

It felt like we were descending into the darkest depths of middle earth. I fully expected to pass sea-level at any moment. We started the morning in 34 degree sunshine, freezing but happy to be riding. Descending more than 2,000 feet, we passed through the cloud layer we once looked down on, into a gloomy […]

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