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Tag Archives: Every day is an Adventure

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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Go West Young Man



Expansion to the wild western United States was taking hold in the mid-1800s. Lest we forget, “Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food is bad, […]

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4:30pm Dinners are My New Jam



I’m often asked how it feels to be retired. For full disclosure, cycling contracts run the calendar year, January 1 — December 31, so I’m technically still employed as a professional cyclist […]

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Tour of Alberta



Stage 3: A win. Best Canadian rider. Points jersey. Most Aggressive rider. Good stuff boys, good stuff.   It did take a bit of mental fortitude to make it the 183km from […]

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