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I’m a pretentious asshole…

…because I meticulously follow the rules of road cycling etiquette. At least, that’s what some pretentious assholes like to say about those of us who relish in the customs and traditions of serious road cycling. Fine, if my private chuckles when … Continue reading

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Where’s BugMan?

In my last post, I pondered the sudden and inexplicable disappearance of Sam Sylar from the St. Louis cyclist blog scene.  That was seven weeks ago – how ironic that I should follow such a post with my own ‘disappearance’ … Continue reading

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Where’s Sam Sylar?

During the past year, Blazing Saddles, written by Sam Sylar, has become one of my favorite local cycling blogs.  Cerebral but not condescending, irreverent but not rebellious, its writings eschewed the bland “Race Report” and “My Ride” brand of posts that … Continue reading

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November Wrap-up

November ended up being a rather nice month of riding – not at all what it promised to be coming after what had to be the crappiest October in history! Temps remained relatively mild, and although there was some rain … Continue reading

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Resurrection

I generally don’t like going this long without posting – stuff starts getting backed up, and before long I almost don’t know where to start. We had the Tour of Missouri, and I’ve got some photos from the last stage … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Wow, has it really been more than a month since I’ve posted? I suppose by now I’ve lost both of my readers, and I’ll have to work extra hard to get them back. Or not. Let’s see, it’s been a … Continue reading

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Another Trophy

I was going through some papers on my desk recently and found the citation that was issued to me back in March while riding my bicycle through Frontenac.  Recall I was issued this citation by a certain Officer Barron, who had just … Continue reading

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