A couple years ago Trek unveiled their 2008 Madone road bike in Madison, Wisconsin. This new Madone was a break from the OCLV frames we’d seen from them in the past, so it was a big deal for the company. The Madone was launched with a lot of fanfare in a theater in downtown Madison […]
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 […]
At the top and contemplating life’s mysteries My legs are smoked from today’s training. To get you up to speed, I’m still training for the L’ Etape, a 165k ride which includes the Tourmalet and the Hautacam (stage 10 of this year’s Tour). Once it was all said and done I rode for four hours […]
WTF! Almost to Baldy Village and there’s another car over the side.
Going across the plateau to Baldy we came across these dumb asses who crashed their cars.
I’m out training on Mom Day with decline editor Mark Jordan for top secret training up Glendora Mtn. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there.
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 […]