Monthly Archives: January 2014

Wheels of Truth

These past few months, I endured what can only be described as the long, slow, painful death of a relationship. Circumstances in play were out of my control. This is a feeling I do not like. At ...

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Taking Stock

Marking time by counting the trips around the sun may seem arbitrary, as if counting off every 100 days or every 500 days would make more sense, but anniversaries resonate because marking 365 ...

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Pain in the Ass

I don’t remember the last time my ass hurt, more specifically the lower connections of my gluteus maximus to my adductor magnus, that soft spot where sitting and pedaling come together. ...

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Friday Group Ride #201

I am 42-years-old. I work full-time (and then a bit more). I am married, have two boys, 6 and 8, and a dog who likes to be walked. I own a home. And I like to ride bikes. My life is good, really ...

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Giro Empire Shoes

When I was a kid, my parents had a subscription to New Yorker Magazine. They had a delightful habit of cutting out their favorite cartoons and taping them up inside the cabinet doors in our ...

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The LeMond Revolution Trainer

Breakups can be ugly. I’m on speaking terms with very few of my former romantic interests. If I’m honest, one of the nastiest breakups I ever had was with a stationary trainer. I ...

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Friday Group Ride #200

I would marvel at the fact that this is the 200th Group Ride. I mean that’s a lot of questions, but my kids probably ask that many before lunch most days, so perhaps we’ve only just ...

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