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“…turns out I’m a bit of a mechanic!”



I’m not just a muddy face and winning bike races in retirement, folks. Turns out I can change a flat tire too! I’m absolutely floored with the reception I’ve received for taking […]

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3 Peaks SF, Doing the Undoable



Well past dusk with the clock ticking ever closer to 8pm, just before the traffic light turns green I cinch my backpack a hair tighter and clip in. The Saturday night pedestrian […]

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All in Due Time



I’ll sleep in November. That’s my mantra of late. I’ve been burning the candle at both ends seemingly ever since getting to California in mid-January. I could argue that I’ve been doing […]

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Slaying Dragons



Whataya do with too many cooks in the kitchen? Exactly — start snapping pictures.   This methodology coincidentally works both in a real, live kitchen as exhibited by the cultural overabundance or […]

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Product Testing



Some rides are perfect. Other rides are just good fodder for stories. A few years ago, I received a friendly email typed up from an enthusiastic 16 year old high schooler from […]

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LET THERE BE CAKE!



Distance makes the heart grow fonder. I’m a firm believer it’s distance as measured both in space and especially time that provide many memories with a warm, fuzzy sheen. Memories skew towards […]

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Doughnuts make the world go ’round



After settling into town on Sunday evening, rekindling hellos with some very good friends from my time living in Asheville, I made plans to ride with Brent Bookwalter on Monday. Brent and […]

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An Open Letter and Open Invitation



Dear all, Many, seemingly most, of my conversations over the past few months have included being asked what it’s like to be retired. Being defined as a professional cyclist for the past […]

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