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Mallorca is beautiful.

Mid-Camp check-in



Tent, check. Sleeping bag, check. Canteen, check. First aid kit, check. Multi-tool with spoon, knife, bottle opener, tire gauge, massage stick, and toothpick, check. Mallorca team camp has kicked off with a […]

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Back in Action!



After the river through Main Street quieted down some, the wind picked up something vicious here in San Luis. High desert (I think that’s what this region is characteristic of) has some […]

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Rte 100

I Love Fun



Mid-race, I found myself speaking with one of my American-pro-cycling countrymen somewhere this spring in the heart of Europe trying to explain the original 200-on-100. That is, riding the entire state of […]

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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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Every Day is an Adventure



Stage 2 of the Tour of Suisse is in the books. The race itself and each individual part was nothing exceedingly fascinating. But the entire day, especially when registered collectively and seen […]

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°F = (°C x 9/5) + 32



I am freshly back from logging two weeks in the Belgian arctic, where spring has not yet sprung and Flanders is still wallowing in her natural frigid climes. While I was amid […]

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Template: shower, food, massage, stretch, food, sleep, rest, repeat.



Today’s edition of Paris-Nice was hard. It’s 9:30 at night as I peck away at this entry and my legs are erring on the side of sore. Thankfully for Andy, who you’ll […]

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Oh France.



France: the country that invented the Michelin star system for exceptionally fine dining and home to exquisite cuisine. Julia Child honed her craft here and brought that back to American kitchens where […]

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