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First time doing an 8-hour race. Full report to come…
Race Radio – When a bug flies into your ear. Bug: “bzzzzzzzz“ Me: “Ow, I just got race radio!” (Slightly better than the “protein shot,” which is when the bug flies into your mouth and involuntary ingestion occurs)
So, I’ve got a road bike. I’ve got a mountain bike. I’ve got a cyclocross bike. They all do their jobs well. But I’d love to have something that, at the very least, could accomplish at some of these goals: … Continue reading
50 miles on a CX bike. What’s the worst that could happen? Last year, in search of a “favorite race of the year,” or even a “best day on the bike, ever,” I set off on the legendary Old Cazadero … Continue reading
You should also read Cyclocross Magazine’s coverage of the event. First of all, I co-wrote it. Plus, it’s shorter, and doesn’t waste time talking about feral cats, mexican food, lukewarm tubs, giant novelty checks, or California Vehicle Code Section 23229(a).
For any of that, you’ll have to read on… Continue reading
Tomorrow: For further context, see this time, last year. Grasshopper 2011 poster at Gianni Cycling.
You know what they say about dogs resembling their owners? Well, have a look at these three students and the frames they made… Continue reading
Look, I’m not exactly an old hand at this business, and there’s a lot of information out there available to new cyclists, but I’m gonna lay it down straight and give you the things that nobody told me. In no … Continue reading
Well it’s been cold, intermittently rainy, and I’ve got what I now recognize as the taste of copper in my mouth that accompanies the first ride of the year. Seriously, I remember talking about it last year as I took … Continue reading