Todd's Blog

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN A GREAT RIDE.  This year I really wanted to ride Eric’s BLACK FRIDAY ride – 97k of country roads.  But, it just wasn’t in the cards. Stuff happens. And, it may happen again. But, what I’ve found is if it gets on the calendar it’s likely to happen… and epic..
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I HEARD A FUNNY TERM ON THE ASK A CYCLING COACH PODCAST: DAD SPEED. Dad Speed is what happens to racers when the kids come along.  Your slower because cycling is suddenly a lot lower on the priority list. Single Speed, was in the 20’s for me… and I won a lot of races. Newlywed Speed..
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THERE’S A LOT OF ANGST ABOUT THE INTERWEBS RUINING THE PHYSICAL WORLD, but it aint all bad. Check it out.  We’ve been building two amazing group rides: one for about a year (Big Food Park), and one for 15 years (TheTMWC).  Both have them have grown because of the digital connections we can make.  Both..
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I GOT WAXED TODAY, NOT THAT KIND… my bike got a brand new, waxed chain from WEND.  I picked up the chain when I ran into Ryan Dahl at the Swami’s team meeting.  He had a handful of his newest creation and I had to have it.  Why, because waxed is faster… watts faster. He..
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HOW THANKFUL WILL YOU BE ON FRIDAY?  I know you’ll be grateful tomorrow, you’ll probably post some cool pics with the family out playing or around the table.  Lots of us will head to someone kind soul’s home who is willing to host the feast.  The rest of us will bring all kinds of goodies…..
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