Rides

Retrospect, The Giro



The proverbial fork has received permission to be inserted into the Giro, because the 2010 edition of the race is done! Now with two completed grand tours to my name, namely the […]

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And then there were two



Two, of course, refers to the number of stages remaining. Here’s a quick anecdote which is a telling microcosm of how today went. I was feeling rather lively and strong today and […]

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Part III, Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!



Preface: Blackberry thumbed blog yet again. This one is being completed from the massage table, fittingly about 30 minutes from dinner. Completing stages as Giro-difficult* as anything the Giro decides to throw […]

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Snack Time!



How to eat at the Giro, part II. After a Chef Willy inspired Grand-Slam breakfast, it’s back to our rooms to brush the teeth, pack suitcases, kit up, load everyone onto the […]

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Just Doing My Part



The New York Yankees “NY” logo is as ubiquitous throughout Europe as it is emblematic of New York. It’s up there with the Air Jordon silhouette or McDonalds golden arches or the […]

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Eat and Be Merry. Grand Tour Dining, Part 1



There’s no hiding the fact that I like food. That’s a grotesque understatement, actually; correction: I love food. Take a gander through the iamtedking.com archives and dozens of entries feature delicious comestibles […]

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You Think You Know. You Have No Idea.



I hadn’t planned on writing anything about stage 7, after warning the armchair quarterbacks out there to also keep quiet. “No comment” looped through my mind hour after hour once the stage […]

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Stage 6 Mathematics



Yet another Blackberry blog. With stage six recently logged into the history books, the Giro d’Italia finally has the feeling that it has officially begun. “Well duh, Ted,” you mutter, “obviously it […]

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