Monthly Archives: July 2008

Thank You for Your Patience

Sorry about the lack of posts lately. Things are kind of brutal here right now. A few specifics from yesterday: Susan has to start chemo again soon. While Susan’s cancer is under control in ...

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Quandary

The Leadville 100 is just a couple weeks away, and I’ve got a problem: I don’t know what bike to ride, or how to set my bike up. This is not the first time I’ve had this ...

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This is not a trick question

I’m currently sitting in the waiting room (blogging via iPhone) at the local orthodontist as my boys both get braces. Lucky them. This seems as good a moment as any to ask for theories ...

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Why Do You Climb?

Once in a while, you’ll have a day where things are so busy that you have no realistic expectation of getting in a ride. You’ve just got too much to do. Optional (i.e., ...

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Stranger in a Strange Market

A Note from Fatty: Thanks go out to Adam, Dug, Jill, Jim, Kent, Brad, and Bob (and mgrinrr, who had the initiative, good sense, and moral courage to self-tag, thus innoculating against leprosy), ...

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I've Been Tagged!

Remember how, when you were a kid, from time to time a friend would send you a chain letter, telling you a story about someone who got this letter, forwarded it, and now has received untold ...

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The Bike Limiter

Eleven days ago, I posted about a mountain bike wipeout I had. What I haven’t talked about is the agony I’ve gone through since then. No, not the agony of a separated shoulder, though ...

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