• the magic of le’ Tour

    by  • July 6, 2008 • 4 Comments

    french icons swashbuckle at the front, and behind.  moreau, chavanal, voekler … taunting ‘des jeux. - the sprint train, once Boonen’s now Bettini builds steam, rages, redeems  … - then Fabian’s swiss missile attack. improbable, impossible … but twice. - Valverde, still there, golden when sprint comes to sight, another … another uphill stage...

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    damn dwarves

    by  • July 3, 2008 • 6 Comments

    fortuitous timing, actually. i’ll be spending some time on the mic with the cool cats out at Davis’ big 4th of July party. come out and heckle me. - and then it’s over to the track for the PROMAN Omnium for me n’ my queen. hell yeah.

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    48 hours

    by  • July 3, 2008 • 10 Comments

    when you’re injured, you run along in 2 day spurts. you know what you’ll likely feel within the coming 2 days, and you’ll have started to forget how awful it was 2 days ago. i’ve been injured. first time i met my safeway mate was when i had gone flying over some kid who...

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    Live from I-80

    by  • June 30, 2008 • 13 Comments

    This is our low tech solution to mobile blogging. Michael texts me a picture, and tells me to “blog”. He’s actually been requesting for about 6 days now, but I’ve held off. Its his blog, and I always feel a bit trespassy when I come over here and type. (although I have no problems...

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    rough spots …

    by  • June 27, 2008 • 7 Comments

    Today was mayhem in Penn State. - We had the first serious rain of the event during stage 4 of lay’Tour on Friday. Buckets opened up about an hour in and dumped on those poor schleps for most of the worst parts of the race. It was insanity. - The stage started uphill after...

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    finally … interwebs

    by  • June 27, 2008 • 0 Comments

    ok, i finally got some webconnection … and last night i sat down and started a blog-a-thon … and then the power cut out. this morning it’s on … and we’re out of here for the hour transfer to the start of the next stage. - sometimes i don’t like bike racing. - apologies...

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