Archive for November, 2008

Thanksgiving.

30Nov08

It was fun, busy and relaxing at the end. Final push to the end of the year has began.  Training is going well and I might have a team for next year. Fingers crossed.


  Thanksgiving, California style.  Family, Turkey, Disneyland, Knott’s berry farm, and relaxing. That’s what’s on deck for the rest of the week.  Cheers.


On Saturday night, a friend and I had a chance to go to the 09′ team presentation for Garmin Slipstream. It was a star-studded cycling event. Aside from the team members for Garmin Slipstream, there were several Tour de France stage winners, olympians and a number of domestic pros in the audience.  At one point […]


Gravel.

22Nov08

Gotta love gravel riding. Nothing better than climbing for over an hour on gravel while not seeing any cars.  Ralph and I on one of our favorite haunts. I wish I could tell you where it is …


As seen at Salvagetti in Denver.


Here is another reason I believe cross could possibly be the cycling discipline that could punch through to mainstream in the United States.  Tim Johnson scores the Red Bull helmet:  By mainstream, I don’t mean dentists buying Treks, rolling around in US Postal and Discovery channel kits and watching one race a year (Le Tour). […]


Check out this video of the 2008 singlespeed cyclocross world championships.  Smoke machines, drum lines, costumes, fun, lack of clothing, shenanigans, etc, etc. More bike races should look like this.  While cross really hurts and it isn’t my discipline of choice, the scene and vibe is solid gold. Here is my analogy. CROSS RACING: The […]


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11Nov08

This past weekend was nice. It was filled with rides that brought the fun, sun and pain. I had a shorter 2-3 hour ride on Saturday and then Sunday met up with the M.O.B/Westside group ride in Golden. It was a good turnout with some fast guys and gals showing up.  I felt good and […]


Boom

06Nov08

This is one of the most bad-ass Cyclocross photos I’ve seen this year.  Lars Boom doin’ it right. For more hit up Pez


Done.

05Nov08

Poster by Paula Scher and Drea Zlanabitnig at Pentagram.  ***Political blogging has now ended for the year.***