Category Archives: Cycling

The Long Dark Teatime of the Soul

“In the end, it was the Sunday afternoons he couldn’t cope with, and that terrible listlessness that starts to set in about 2:55, when you know you’ve taken all the baths that you can usefully take that day, that however … Continue reading

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Today is my birthday! At first I was going to ignore my birthday falling on a Monday and post about something else. Anything else really. The more I thought about it though, the more I wanted to acknowledge it in … Continue reading

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Doping Problems

I have problems with doping in cycling. Well, I have problems with the topic of doping. My primary problem is that I don’t think I care enough about it, or at least I don’t care about the correct aspects of … Continue reading

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Wrap Up and Coming Attractions

It’s been a great year. A really great year actually. Most people look back at a year and say it’s been a good one, or a great one, but I think what they really mean is that the year is … Continue reading

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Cycling Gift Guide

It’s the holiday season and I thought it might be helpful to answer the question; what should I give the cyclist on my list? I thought it might be a good time to write up a gift giving guide so … Continue reading

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The Sufferfest Review

I have a complicated relationship with my indoor cycle trainer, as do most cyclists. I love it because I can get a training ride in no matter what the weather is doing outside. It doesn’t matter if it is cold, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for Cyclists

Here in America it is the week of Thanksgiving. On this Thursday most people will celebrate with a huge meal and hopefully get a chance to reflect on what they are thankful for in their lives. The holiday itself is … Continue reading

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End of the Season

Before I jump into this week’s blog update I wanted to explain why it is so late. Real life, in the form of my job, intervened on my best laid plans. As much as I would love to be a … Continue reading

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Don’t Be That Guy

Don’t be That Guy. That is Rule Number One at the Bonnaroo Music Festival. It is even printed up in a guide on how to enjoy the show. It is part of an unofficial official code of conduct aimed at … Continue reading

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Fat Lad At The Back

One of the things that I originally wanted to write about when I started this blog was cycling products for larger cyclists. When I started riding I was 365 pounds. Nothing fit. My bike broke more than once. Spokes popped … Continue reading

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