Tag Archives: cold

Snow White

Snow White

All this fucking snow. Excuse the f-bomb, but as I tell my kids, if the context demands it there is nothing at all wrong with the word. It’s not all the snow’s fault, either. Its ...

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Hearts of Darkness

The night slips in quietly, coldly, gray to black. Streetlights flicker and ignite, and headlights maraud across town  swooping and swerving while we, in our fluorescent offices, stare out into ...

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Friday Group Ride #102

January is a funny time of year for cyclists. Where July is all the same in the Northern Hemisphere—that is, warm and filled with rides in short sleeves and bibs, January can mean almost ...

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Cold

Ride time temp 24˚ F. Light wind. The snow from last week’s blizzard has mostly melted out, but where the sun eats away at the remaining piles you will find slick, black ice creeping across ...

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Winter Moths

At the top of the steepest hill is the water tower. In the pre-dawn, six small lights bob and weave up the hill towards the tower, like a handful of winter moths drawn to a pulsing streetlight. ...

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The Toll

It is all too easy to do what I did in the fall, to romanticize the suffering, to play hard man, to write a check my ass would have to cash later, in the saddle. It's an entirely different ...

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