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Neither Rain Nor Sleet Nor Snow Nor the Italians…



Backtrack a bit, I have a very kind friend who offered to send something very special to me in Italy. It’s something that’s next to impossible to get in Mediterranean Italia, it […]

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Today’s the First Day of the Rest of Your Life



Today, April 26, marks the first day of the TdK TdC TC. That’s Ted(-dy) King, Tour de California, Training Camp. In standard training camp fashion, I’m kicking off the day with an […]

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Easter Day Tour of the Seacoast



How’s that old expression go? When you’re not racing Liege Bastogne Liege, but still want to train hard and get a good smash session in and then go out to family Easter […]

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Radio Silence



Correction, internet silence, rather. Admittedly, something of a blogging hiatus occurred after my unvirginization of Paris-Roubaix last Sunday – sorry about that. Let’s sum it up by saying that Sunday wasn’t my […]

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One Layer at a Time



Ahh, the good old days. Come 3:30pm Monday through Friday, I would often return home from elementary school hankerin’ for an afternoon treat. Handi-Snacks! Lunchables! And best yet, who remembers 1-2-3-Jello?! This […]

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Done and Dusted



Well folks, that’s a wrap. Ronde van Vlaanderen that is. That’s a fun word, I just like saying it. Vlaaaaanderen. Or typing it, rather. Not many words in the English dictionary carry […]

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Last Few Hours



(Sniff sniff sniff) Smell that? The rich, earthy goodness of springtime in Belgium hangs in the air. A recent, brief deluge just two days ago is a stark contrast to the sunny […]

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Just Another Day in the Life of… My Life



And that marks the end of my Coppi e Bartali. No, thankfully not for any bad reasons. In fact, it’s for good reasons. With two stages remaining and four already in the […]

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