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The High Holy Days Begin....
Saturday, September 08, 2012      3 comments

Today, all became grand an glorious once more. After 7 months of the Earth wobbling uncontrollably, the space time continuum trying to rip, the planet's rate of rotation varying wildly, and unending disaster, calamity, catastrophy, and general g... Read more
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      8 comments

I just heard that after last night's Ghost Bike Ride, one of the participants was hit by a drunk driver on his way home. Fortunately, he survived and was unconcious for "only" 15 minutes. This is getting stupid....... Read more
Ghost Ride
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      6 comments

I just saw where here in Cincinnati we had over 500 cyclists show up for the Ghost Ride for Andrew Gast. Andrew was killed last Tuesday morning on his commute into work...run down from behind. I had to miss it due to work and while I hated miss... Read more
Half Training
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      5 comments

I've got a half marathon scheduled for mid Novemember. It should be a fairly flat course on roads I regularly run and ride. I have no doubt I could suffer through it. I've suffered through 2 halfs so far a.d they were tough. I want to more than ... Read more
I.D.-- Have It.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      7 comments

Today, a cyclist was killed here in Cincinnati. He was hit from behind on a popular bike route. He did not have any kind of identification on him and it took quite some time for the authorities to find out who he was and then contact his family.... Read more
Stewie Update...
Monday, August 20, 2012      3 comments

Stewie is getting a new rear shock. His Suntour Epicon (I think) is getting replaced with something from Manitou. It's supposed to be a bit stouter. I should have him back by mid week. Having said that, I'm having a fire sale on family members. ... Read more
Another P.R....
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      4 comments

Stewie and I shaved another34 seconds or so off our fastest time, today. Not only that, I rode all the way to Face Plant Rock, Flinstoned past it, then rode what I've thought was the nastiest part of the hill. Tomorrow should be interesting.... Read more
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      4 comments

Stewie and I played today and it was epic. Saturday night, I was at a birthday party for 3 teammates who turned 60 this year. I ran into another teammate and shared broken rib stories. He then started giving me crap for being so slow. HMMMMPH!!!... Read more
Rocks, What's With The Rocks, Stewie?
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      4 comments

I got the new tire and tube on Stewie this morning with out too much pain. Stewie kept acting like a freaking baby. Sheeesh! He was very worried that the other mtbs would make fun of him for having traded a Race King 2.1 for a X King 2.2. He sai... Read more
Stewie is Scared....
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

On our little romp today, Stewie suffered a boo boo and it has him frightened. Right after leaving the trail and just before getting back to the car, I noticed his front tire was going down. My mad mechanic skills being what they are, he would n... Read more
A Trip To The Death Trail With Stewie
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      5 comments

Stewie and I went out to play tonight. Holy freaking crap, was it fun. I rode the trail twice for 90 minutes of bug eating, spider web busting glee. Bridge of Broken Ribs? No sweat (though I need to work on it so I can climb the hill immed... Read more
The Horns of a Perplexion...
Thursday, July 26, 2012      1 comments

I can't decide. I've raced 3 of the last 4 weekends. This weekend, I had nothing on my plate except to go heckle some buds as they finish the Pan Ohio Hope Ride on Sunday. I was really looking forward to a relaxing weekend. May some time with St... Read more
This Du Hurt...
Sunday, July 22, 2012      2 comments

I did the second Du in the three race Zoom Multisport Tri/Du Championship Series today. It's three races over the exact same course, one in June, one in July, one in August. So far, all the du's I've done followed the 3 mile run, 12 mile bike, 3... Read more
Oh, Joy...
Saturday, July 21, 2012      2 comments

So I went to visit my neurologist this week. I see her once a year. I like her. She's inquisitive, talks with me and not at me or down to me. If I express a concern, she's happy that I'm thinking about what we're doing and trying to inform mysel... Read more
Caeser Creek Tri/Du
Monday, July 16, 2012      2 comments

I'm getting addicted to preriding race courses. I did the Caeser Creek Tri/Du Sunday (sprint distance du, Clydesdale 200-224 lbs, over 40) and had a blast. Saturday, a teammate and I went up to the course and rode a lap of the bike course. I've ... Read more

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