Two minutes later I was bleeding and wondering what the hell I was doing Photo courtesy: Jonathan Devich So with the thoughts of going two for two as a media winner I rolled out of the Venetian Hotel to the Mandalay Bay, the location for the USA Criterium championships. I knew that tonight’s race was […]
After a little over 8 hours and 118 miles I finished! I’ll post more when I return home later tonight.
I'm completely jet-lagged but I'm here in Pau for the start of the Etape. I slept on and off last night and woke up at 4:00am wide awake. I watched a few hours of CNN till breakfast was served. Later this morning we are going to pick up the Project One bike I designed. It's […]
Here's the short version: my shoulder/neck is still f'ed up and I'm sitting in the LAX concourse waiting for my flight to France. For those not keeping up with my occasional posts I'm partcipating in the E'Tape in France as a guest of Trek. They are hooking me up with a Project One Madone that […]
We're in Monrovia and it is getting hotter with each passing moment.
I’m here in South Pasdena about to ride with the West Coast Rapha riders. The plan is to do a 100 miles, which includes the climb up Crystal Lake.
There is a new wrinkle to my preparation for my ride in France this July. I have to go to the doctor to have him certify that I’m “in shape” to do the 165k ride. I’m just worried that he’s going to take my blood pressure, reach for the latex gloves and ask me to […]
They are feeding us with Weight Watchers cookies today. I rhetorically asked is this a hint that we’re getting fat, Joe Silva, our contributor said, “Just you Neil.” Damn now I’m really depressed.
It’s not every day that Lance Armstrong sends me an email. In fact, till now, Lance has never sent me an email or granted me an interview (I heard that he thought I was kinda dicky). But hey, I’m not bitter. Anyways, what do I see in my inbox today but an invitation to attend […]
My luxurious office Yesterday was my four-year anniversary at ROAD Magazine and at the end of the month is my birthday. The former I’m happy about, the latter not so much. While I feel like I’ve accomplished a lot here at ROAD, I thought now at my age I would be at least running a […]