Monthly Archives: January 2012

San Diego Gran Fondo 2010 – Episode I “The Weather Strikes Back”

(Ed. note:  Think opening crawl of a Star Wars movie.  Cue the John Williams composed theme music now. . .) Boredom had engulfed the cycling routes of the Midwest. The question of whether competing cycling clubs should merge was in dispute. Adding to the … Continue reading

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Res ipsa loquitur. . . .

Courtesy of Dan Weatherly and Creekside Cycle Club Productions. p.s.  Turn up your speakers.

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Ride. . .I mean. . .Road to the White House

“30 seconds til we come to you, Bill,” squawked the news director’s voice in the ear piece of the network anchor. “Don’t take too much time with this guy,” said the director.  “Most people don’t take this group seriously to … Continue reading

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The North Wind and the Sun – A New “Spin” on an Old Fable.

It was an early January day, cold but not miserable, generally sunny, and without snow on the ground.  The North Wind, bored with the decency of the weather, decided to pick a fight with the Sun.  The North Wind boasted … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Let the riding/writing begin!

I’ve been logging my rides since 1991.   Each year, I set a mileage goal for myself.  Previously content with totals of around 1,000 miles per year, I decided to pick up the pace after turning 49.  The mission:  to be … Continue reading

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