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The day everything changed

The following is an entry dated October 10 from my 2003 Training Log. It was my normal 22-mile lunchtime ride from Chesterfield to Frontenac along Conway and back to Chesterfield along Clayton and Baxter. I was near the end of the … 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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1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 10

…continued from 1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 9 [Friday] 9/2/88—I got up this morning at around 8 AM. The plan was to delay my departure for Brussells till around noon and spend the morning here in Maastricht. It’s such a … Continue reading

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1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 9

…continued from 1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 8 [Thursday] 9/1/88—I got a bit of a late start today. I ended up going to bed rather late last night and needed the sleep. I was in no hurry though. Brussells looked to … Continue reading

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1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 8

…continued from 1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 7 (my second day in Cologne, Germany). Today I started out with the Flora Park and Botanical Garden. In St. Louis, we’re spoiled by the Missouri Botanical Garden. Probably the only gardens in the … Continue reading

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1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 7

…continued from 1988 Europe Bicycle Trip – Part 6 [Wednesday] 8/31/1988—I was able to get up rather early yesterday morning, by 8 AM I was on the road. I had some apprehensions about bicycling into West Germany, I envisioned the bicycle … Continue reading

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