Monthly Archives: September 2007

De-Guiltification

I had a pretty extraordinary Summer, bikewise. I got down to the lowest weight I’ve been since high school, I got faster than someone with the nickname “Fatty” has any right to ...

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How to Justify Your Next Bike

A Note From Fatty: My second weekly BikeRadar piece has just been published. It’s called “How to Justify Your Next Bike.” Here’s a preview: We cyclists are simple folk. We ...

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Adventure by Default

I wouldn’t call the number of bikes I have in my garage “stupid.” I prefer to call it “plentiful.” And maybe “plentiful” is too strong a term. I mean, ...

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Judging Floyd

Recently, I wrote an extremely insightful piece of satire, wherein I projected that the USADA would not finish its deliberations — which have been going on since Spring — in 2035. Can ...

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Cooler than Fonzie

I do not like Las Vegas. It’s too hot. It’s too crowded. It’s too creepy. The entertainment doesn’t entertain me. At all. I used to have to go, once a year, for Comdex. ...

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Exceptionally Well

That’s what the doctor said about how Susan’s responding to the chemo treatments. Since her last scan back in July, the larger tumors in her lungs have decreased in diameter by 40 ...

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New Thing

I think I mentioned — in passing, in the comments section — a couple of days ago that I have something new coming up. Well, now I can say what it is without fear of jinxing myself: ...

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It's Started

I haven’t talked about it ’til now, but I got one really spectacular gift for my birthday: A Canon TX1. It’s a cyclist’s dream camera. 7.1 megapixels, 10x optical zoom, ...

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Ode to Breakfast Cereal

From time to time, I will consider the “Desert Island” question as it applies to a particular food. There are, for me, a surprising number of foods which I would be pretty happy ...

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