Monthly Archives: January 2010

I Look Just Like Buddy Holly

It’s been quite a weekend. For one thing, The Runner and I went to St. George to pre-ride the bike course and pre-run the marathon course for her upcoming Ironman. That is a story worth ...

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Friday Group Ride #5

All week, as pro riders have been tweeting from the Land Down Under, and fans have been moistening their chamois (What actually is the plural of chamois?) in anticipation of the coming season, ...

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Contador, Cheated?

The 2009 Tour de France is still being contested in Alberto Contador’s head. At least, if you follow the Spanish newspaper Marca, or most any other news outlet in Spain, it would seem that while ...

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Symptoms

Winter Solstice is passed. So, theoretically, the days are getting longer. There’s more sunlight each day, which — in my head anyway — means that it won’t be long ...

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A Tale of Two Icons

Lance Armstrong is a remarkable person, strong, thoughtful, tough, focussed. And he has, arguably, done more for pro cycling than any other person, anywhere, in the sport. I've read innumerable ...

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Big Plans, Vaguely Hinted At

At the beginning of this year, I hinted at taking some risks in 2010 — at leaving my comfort zone. Today I want to tell you a little more, and ask for your patience and support. For 2010, ...

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Seeing the Future

Being safe means being able to anticipate what is going to happen next. People who have been riding cities for long periods of time develop a sixth sense, an awareness they're mostly not even aware of.

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Friday Group Ride #4 Wrap

And we thought that ugly jerseys were a thing of the past Well, this was sort of a lay up, wasn’t it? What sort of a pessimist would say the coming season wasn’t going to be as good ...

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The Marathon Chronicles, Part I

A Reminder-Style Note from Fatty: I need your help in my ongoing quest to be a perpetually award-winning blogger. So please do me a favor and nominate me for a 2010 Bloggie, in the “Best ...

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