I've been reading the archives of Mike's blog, which has put me in a bit of a pessimistic/sarcastic mode. In an attempt to capitalize on these thoughts, I decided to make a list of my strengths and weaknesses in cycling - this calls for an extra dose of self-loathing.... Things I Suck At: Sprinting Descending … Continue reading Where I Stand
What a weekend. April 3, 2010 - Boone Roubaix Saturday's Boone Roubaix, which pays homage to cycling's toughest monument, was an absolute blast. It was completely and utterly ridiculous, legitimately crazy, and hard enough to make the hardmen suffer. I enjoy this kind of absurdity in a masochistic-tell-your-friends-how-stupid-you-are kind of way. Here's the rundown: Each … Continue reading Race Recap: Boone Roubaix & App State Criterium
March 21, 2010 Crits this weekend; not my cup of tea. We traveled to Richmond for two days of short and fast racing around the Virginia State Fairground. The upside was beautiful sunshine and temperatures in the seventies - Hello Spring! Saturday's course included no less than four 180° turns at one end of the … Continue reading Race Recap: VCU/UVA
March 7, 2010 ♫ Oh what fun it is to crash with less than 1k to go - Hey! ♫ Yup. It was another sketch fest this week. The Men's C race attracted 46 suitors - most of whom, it would seem, tasted pavement at some point during the race. Halfway through the last lap … Continue reading Crash Recap: William & Mary
February 27, 2010 sNOw joke! There were nearly 4 FEET of snow at Mt. LeConte in the Smokies this weekend. I know because I was there, along with my dad and a few other curious (crazy?) hikers. Four feet is a lot of snow. We left from the Alum Cave Bluff trailhead along Newfound Gap … Continue reading Four Feet of Snow!
Another week, another video: Enjoy! http://vimeo.com/9681455
February 22, 2010 My head is interminably bombarded by the musical stylings of Ke$ha. See, I spent the day putting together the latest race video in which I foolishly decided to use a catchy, chart-topping hip-pop soundtrack as an inside joke for the unfortunate passengers of my top-forty-blaring Dodge van. I don’t know if I … Continue reading Race Recap: Wake Forest