Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Time I Almost Went Ice Skating

A pattern is forming in the last few weeks.  nice warm and dry days throughout the week and cold and rainy weekends.  I just got in a road ride this evening, it was around 80 degrees, sunny, breezy, and great … Continue reading

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Lance Herbstrong? and the Rattle Trap

Well it looks like Lance has found something to do with himself, he played drums for a band called “Lance Herbstrong” while they were playing a show in Austin.  It seems Lance Herbstrong promotes drug use so Lance fit in … Continue reading

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Littering Racers

This Sunday is a big race, Liège-Bastogne-Liège but if some environmentalists have their way several of last year’s top 30 won’t start the race this year.  The problem? Tossing wrappers and bottles.  Many of those in the top 30 were caught on … Continue reading

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New Glasses

I took a couple of good rides this weekend, got in a ride with Mom, Dad and Luke.  Luke rode with us for about 30 miles then continued on to the other side of the state.  His Divide training plan … Continue reading

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Chain Waxing Revisited

My recent post on chain waxing has garnered me several compliments from those people who read my blog and talk with me in person.  Almost everyone mentioned they found it interesting.  Especially interesting was how such a small thing could … Continue reading

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Spring is Finally Here

The weather finally cooperated for me this weekend, beautiful sunny and warm days were given to us both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday I rode with Mom and Dad, AJones, and Snake.  I had planned out a 55 mile route that … Continue reading

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In Search of Robert Millar

After finishing “Slaying the Badger” I saw another book by Roger Moore called, “In Search of Robert Millar” on my kindle for the scant fee of 3 dollars.  I knew next to nothing about Robert Millar, I had heard the … Continue reading

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