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YOU MOCK ME!

YOU MOCK ME!

MY SON SHANE DRESSES UP FOR HALLOWEEN AS A “BIKER” EVERY YEAR.  What could be funniererer than dressing up in dad’s biking clothes and..

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YOUR VOTE DOESN’T COUNT

YOUR VOTE DOESN’T COUNT

YOUR VOTE DOESN’T COUNT, and that’s great!  Can you imagine if a big bike race… like The Tour or Paris Roubaix… came down to a beauty..

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THE LIST: GETTING FASTER

THE LIST: GETTING FASTER

THERE ARE A MILLION REASONS WHY I CAN BE FASTER, and just as many why I can be slower.

I started listing the reasons, and my pen ran..

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WHY RIDE EARLY?

WHY RIDE EARLY?

I USED TO GET UP EARLY ON SATURDAYS AND RIDE MY BIKE so I could get home early to play with my little kids.

Today I got up early and rode..

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LIVE TO RIDE TO WORK

LIVE TO RIDE TO WORK

I DO LIVE TO RIDE, to get that feeling and rush of air.  Sometimes, when I’m really grinding at work the only thing keeping me sane is..

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I AM THE KINGn’t

I AM THE KINGn’t

AS THE KING OF ABSOLUTELY NOTHING,  I hereby proclaim all KOM’s set today, the 24th day of October 2017, in SoCal to be null and void. ..

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NEW BOTTLES

NEW BOTTLES

SOME DAYS YA JUST GOTTA BUY SOMETHING NEW.  For bike riders, one of the best joys/dollar is new water bottles.

No scuffs.  No dents.  No..

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YOU’LL NEVER KNOW

YOU’LL NEVER KNOW

YOU’LL NEVER KNOW IF YOU CAN RIDE YOUR BIKE TO SAN DIEGO, until you do it.

Then,

You’ll see the sun rise through mountain shadows and set..

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RIDING TO EAT OR EATING TO RIDE?

RIDING TO EAT OR EATING TO RIDE?

MY BUDDY BART QUIT RIDING SO HE COULD COMPETE IN BODYBUILDING, and it got me thinking… how much does food affect performance?  Because…

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NOBODY GETS OUTTA HERE ALIVE.

NOBODY GETS OUTTA HERE ALIVE.

LATE LAST NIGHT AN INQUISITIVE EMAIL FROM DAVE CAME IN.  I’ve seen a lot of discussion on this topic and my response is always the..

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EARLY START, EARLY FINISH

EARLY START, EARLY FINISH

WE’RE ON A QUEST AT THE OFFICE:  start early, finish early.  Jamming all we can into 5 hours of crazy productivity.  The idea came from a..

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THE RIDE OF PASSAGE

THE RIDE OF PASSAGE

TREVOR, OUR OLDEST, LOADED UP HIS BIKE AND BOARDS and moved to Huntington Beach.  Of course, he was on his own in college for many..

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THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT

THE LONGER A GROUP RIDE EXISTS, the more it iterates.

It starts with a few characters getting together at the corner.

At the same time,..

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DON’T HATE THE HAIR

DON’T HATE THE HAIR

MY HAIR IS GROWING OUT, on my legs and on my head.

The legs, to remind me it’s off-season.

The hair, to keep me warm as the days shorten..

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WHAT’S MORE FUN?

WHAT’S MORE FUN?

THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS TO RACE YOUR BIKE, some come naturally and some require great effort to master.

But, what’s more fun?

Sticking..

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