• standard bearer

    by  • April 2, 2008 • 17 Comments

    i think i felt the weight of pain actually pull against my face yesterday. during an acceleration … jumping without thought … it seems my skin skipped a beat, left slack and slightly vacant until snapped taut and following up the hill. i really need a new hobby. – – – – – Well,...

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    slackadazical blues

    by  • April 1, 2008 • 2 Comments

    If you’re not receiving a reply from me … here’s why. i know, i’m lame in the 11t. but, i will make time this afternoon for a post … and promise to make up for the slackery with loads of white lies and other happy words of exaggeration. – – – – – UPDATE:...

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    but i’m a minstrel…

    by  • March 31, 2008 • 12 Comments

    hey, it’s Monday … so, we’ll see how much time there is for make-believe ~ in the meantime, want to drop a couple things out: – – – – – Muchas Gracias ~ Again, need to thank Julie at Wilddingo.com for the sweet convert to my own server and all the coding and graphic...

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    content on the cheap ~

    by  • March 28, 2008 • 14 Comments

    - – – TIPS FOR HOLDING POSITION IN THE PACK No doubt about it – holding position in a pack is definitely one of the more advanced skills we can learn in bike racing. It’s difficult and takes quite a lot of concentration and … sometimes … effort. But, the more you practice and...

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    under orders

    by  • March 28, 2008 • 5 Comments

    it was realized over a brewdinner recently, that there is no website roadrashgirls.com. . . .   we see an opportunity, we strike.     that’s the siliconsCruzianway. - submissions will not be turned away.

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    Racing this Weekend

    by  • March 27, 2008 • 4 Comments

    It’s a chockfull of racing in the NorCal this weekend ~ Up in the Bay, there’s the Brisbane weekend.  It’s a weekend for those who like to go around in circles, that’s for sure.  Fast courses, fast fields … always aggressive, but tactical races. Down in the central valley will be the exclamation points...

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    yeah … thanks for that, coach

    by  • March 26, 2008 • 5 Comments

    Conversation ~ 20’something rider: “are you doing intervals?” vanderpoop: “yes, i hate myself” - – – Scene ~ the campus hill, exposed … but softly. warm breezes accompanying trees doing their windy waves and ocean vistas twinkling ‘hi’ at all the hikers passing above and below. bottom of the little hill, turning to start...

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    track is the new black

    by  • March 26, 2008 • 8 Comments

    well, it’s just fun ~ plain and simple. Larry Nolan ran a training session last nite that was pretty damn impressive. Next week it runs on the racing schedule … details always at ridethetrack.com ~ your one stop shopping place for track racing at the NorCal velodrome. – – – Going Local And so...

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