Monthly Archives: May 2010

It got hot, ride report and RV rant

We did a 70 mile ride with 3500 feet of climbing yesterday.  It got hot.  On paper this route doesn’t seem like it should be this hard, but this was by far the hardest ride I’ve done so far this … Continue reading

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Schools Out For Summer!

Sweet freedom.  That’s what I tasted today on the first day of my summer vacation.  I love my job for alot of reasons, not the least of which is summers off.  Allready I have taken my car to Wal-Mart to … Continue reading

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It was good while it lasted

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/misery-for-missouri-as-race-likely-cancelled I had three opportunities to go see the professionals at the Tour of Missouri.  I have a friend who has a friend who races and was doing some very minor work for the race one year.  I passed it … Continue reading

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On Camping

I’m sitting in a folding chair in a campground with annoying country music blasting in my  ear while fat people walk up and down the street.  This is America, redneck America. I love camping but I hate campgrounds.  It’s kind … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day

Today was one of those days that come along only a few times a year.  The weather was cool in the morning but not so cool to require anything other then arm warmers.  The sun was shining bright, but it … Continue reading

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Review: Aerotech Designs Gloves

The aerotech basic leather gloves have a stretchy lycra back, and a decent amount of padding in the leather palm.  They were pretty comfortable at first, but the padding seemed to disapate after a few months.  Style wise they aren’t much … Continue reading

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Floyd Tells a Different Story

Wow, what weird timing.  I buy Floyd’s book, read it, blog about it, then at lunch today I look up at the TV and see Floyd crossing the finish line of the Tour in 2006.  My first thought was, “Floyd’s … Continue reading

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