Rides

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HOPE Springs Eternal



I just had a shot of maple syrup. Needless to say, things are looking up. Ahh yes, and Peter took a strong hold on the green jersey with his second consecutive second […]

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Ayuh, Last Big’n!



Last big ride here in the Pyrenees before jetting off back home and then onto Corsica. And by jetting I mean driving. A car. Back to Girona. Tomorrow. Hot diggity, it was […]

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What up Llo?



Keeping in tune to yesterday’s map conversation, I found it at least mildly impressive that I rode through the towns of Ger, All, Das, Alp, Urtx, Via, Llo, and capped it off […]

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Long ride 6/20 -- Purty and still snowy up here.

Map Dorks Unite!



A person who makes maps is called a cartographer. I read Ken Jenning’s Maphead and he says that people who love maps are mapheads. He had a series of other names, but […]

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If the internet works, this will upload



My day today was about fifty eight times better than yesterday, as registered on the iamtedking Arbitrary Scale of Excellence. At the start line I talked with a half dozen other people […]

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What Day Is It?



A wise man once said, when the mosquitoes come out en masse across New England, it would behoove you to fly back to Europe. That wise man is me and lo and […]

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Time to Unwind



Paris-Roubaix sees its first set of cobbles about twenty meters into the race. But I’ll call this “Sector Zero” since twenty meters from the start line is actually still in the neutral, […]

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That’s a Wrap



The northern Spring Classics are done and dusted! Casa dulce casa, back home sweet home in Girona right now after finishing Tour of Flanders yesterday. Oh… wait a tic. Oops, yup that’s […]

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