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LOOK 585 Pro Team Rebuild

I had waited for this day for almost three months—the completion of the rebuild of my 2009 LOOK 585 Pro Team! I got the call Thursday evening and picked it up the next day—I couldn’t believe what a beautiful bike it was. This is … Continue reading

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The 40,000-mile chainring

I have been enjoying the heck out of my newly rebuilt LOOK KG486. There is nothing like a “new bike” to re-motivate (actually, the frame is 10 years old and most of the components only one year younger)—in the five weeks … Continue reading

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Too dark to ride… oh wait!

I totally figured I wouldn’t be able to ride today due to an all-day seminar, but I got out at 4 pm, felt the mild temps (mid-40s), looked at the sun still hovering tantalizingly high in the sky, and decided … Continue reading

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LOOK KG486 Resurrection

After hanging in my garage for six years with a cracked top tube, I had my 2005 LOOK KG486 frame repaired by Calfee Design. (You may recall that I crashed this bike in the 2008 Missouri State Time Trial.) Calfee did a … Continue reading

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My first dog bite

It was another cool (58°F) but gorgeously sunny day with little wind. I felt awesome from the start and could tell I was going to ride well, and the stats prove it – PR on 4 out of 7 climbs, … Continue reading

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2003 Missouri State Time Trial—my first state TT

I’ve been reading through some of my old training logs and found this entry dated June 8, 2003—almost exactly 10 years ago—for the Missouri State Time Trial Championships in Jefferson City. I was a 2nd year racer and had just … Continue reading

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1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Finale

…continued from 1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 10 [Saturday] 9/3/88—Didn’t get up today until 11 AM! I slept for about 10 hours and I could have slept longer but I made myself get up so I didn’t waste the whole … Continue reading

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