Monthly Archives: August 2006

2006 ABR Masters National Time Trial

I did this race last year for the first time – it was a bit of a drive from St. Louis (5½ hours), but a Saturday TT and Sunday RR made for a fun, full weekend of racing. I was … Continue reading

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Featured Group Ride – Monday St. Charles

This week I returned to the Monday St. Charles Group Ride for the first time in ~6 weeks (Muny season for my wife – and, thus, Mr. Mom duty for me – keeps me away during the middle part of … Continue reading

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The Henry Rollins Show

Did anybody catch The Henry Rollins Show on IFC this year? 20 episodes of edgy, uncut conversation with celebrity guests and an array of musical guest artists that were a refreshing alternative to the same old boring, mainstream, pop icons … Continue reading

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Trying to recover

I’ve been having a hard time recovering from the last couple of races. First there was State TT a couple weeks ago – I think I squeezed every last drop of juice out of my legs that day. Then last … Continue reading

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2006 Missouri State Criterium

Here’s the punch line – man, was it hot!!! Seriously, I don’t think I’ve ever raced in that kind of heat – several guy’s computers were reading ~102°F at the start line. I did some work early to soften things … Continue reading

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Felt like doo doo, today!

The heat broke – still a tad warm (~90) but low humidity. I intended to do a tempo ride but felt like CRAP! I don’t know why – the legs were noodley from the start, like I’d taken a long … Continue reading

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Darwin wins (again!)

Yesterday voters in Kansas sent a clear message to their state’s Board of Education – bring sound science back to our schools! Antievolution board members recently used their 6-4 majority to rewrite (under the tutelage of local “intelligent design” activists) … Continue reading

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