Monthly Archives: March 2013

Enter The Deuce, Part V

The text was simple enough: “Call me when u can”. I’d not have seen it for a couple more hours had I not been pulled over at the side of the road. I was four hours into what was ...

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Enter The Deuce, Part IV

Initially, doctors placed his Tininess the Deuce on a ventilator because his lung function was so marginal. Even though they used components small enough to put on a G.I. Joe, his head still ...

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Friday Group Ride #159

Both Hinault and Hoogerland start with the letter H, and that’s pretty close to where the similarities end. We have, only recently, discussed the need not to make heroes of athletes, and if ...

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Incidentally

I think about the bike a lot. Too much. I think about my bike. I think about your bike. I think about the next bike. I sell bikes, and I tell stories about bikes. I reminisce about bikes I used ...

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Enter The Deuce, Part III

I live in a world with little certainty, but plenty of answers. The number of things I know with certainty I can count on one, maybe two hands. Beyond the love of family, my life has taught me ...

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Enter The Deuce, Part II

What we learned over following his initial day or two was that Matthew probably had a chylothorax pleural effusion, meaning fatty lymphocytes—lymphatic fluid—were draining into his chest via some ...

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Friday Group Ride #158

Charles Dube’s driveway. A stout piece of plywood and a stack of cinder blocks. We had jumped our bikes at nearly every house in the neighborhood, but his was the longest driveway and the ...

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