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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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I’M SHOCKED

I’M SHOCKED

I CAN’T BELIEVE WHAT I JUST READ, one of our most inspiring regulars is wimping out because…

it’s

tooooo

cold?!

First off, you are a..

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I ALWAYS FEEL BETTER

I ALWAYS FEEL BETTER

I’VE HAD A NAGGING COUGH FOR ABOUT A MONTH, Mike confided.

Oh wow!  I didn’t even know.

Yeah, I always feel better on the ride.

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THE LONELY RIDE’R

THE LONELY RIDE’R

I RAN INTO MY BUDDY CHUCK TODAY, we shared a big hug.  It’s been too long.

I’m just luke warm these days.

I don’t care, come up here with..

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DO YOU WANT TO GO?

HOW I HOPE MY DAY UNFOLDS… surf sesh and breakfast my justouttacollege friends, nice climbing day on the MTB, some good reading of S Jobs..

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ARLO N ME N SHELBY RAY

ARLO N ME N SHELBY RAY

MY SHADOW BOUNCES ACROSS THE MUSTARD WEED… gotta shoot that, I spin around and one-hand the phone, and… Arlo Guthrie joins the ride.

Good..

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DO DIFFERENT/OFF-SEASON

DO DIFFERENT/OFF-SEASON

THINK DIFFERENT IS ONE OF MANY GREAT MAXIMS revealed in Steve Jobs’ biography – my current read.  It started as a challenge to the Mac..

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I SEE THIS A LOT

I SEE THIS A LOT

I SEE THIS A LOT:  RIDER HEARS ABOUT TMWC, SHOWS UP, GETS SHELLED, and keeps coming back for more.  Some get hit with the TMWC..

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I’LL TAKE U FOR $500

I’LL TAKE U FOR $500

THE HARDEST WORKING PART OF MY BIKE, is also the hardest to spell.  We say it all the time.  But, can you spell it?  I can’t.  Not with..

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FAST AND SLOWING

AT 630AM YESTERDAY, I CASUALLY RODE MY BIKE 70 MILES IN 4 HOURS.  At 5pm, I walked 100 feet in 12 minutes.  Clutching my dad’s bony arms,..

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