Tag Archives: Family


A Different King Challenge

I brushed my teeth today! (Okay, I brush my teeth every day. Twice most days, sometimes thrice when I’m riding 200 miles at a go and eating lots of sugar. Tim Johnson […]

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  It’s one month to the day til the King Challenge is here, I’ve whipped up this poem, just call me Ted Shakespeare. The year 2016 is our sixth annual event. To […]

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(Not Quite) Business As Usual

The typical off season of a professional cyclist begins in early October and runs the length of the month. Rolling our bike to the garage corner, it quietly collects dust for a […]

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An Aberration From the Norm

The past many years have been pretty much the same when it comes to my personal race calendar. In reality, riders don’t have much say when it comes to our individual programs […]

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I need to decompress

If I’m not mistaken, today is Tuesday May 19. I’m basking in the cool, morning southern California sun as I type this a few minutes before 7:30am. It feels like something of […]

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Here ye, here ye!

The days are shorter, the foliage is peaking, the temperature is dropping, and that all can mean just one thing: the Krempels King of the Road Challenge is less than one week […]

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Also took the folks to a final dinner in CA before they set back to the eastern tundra - Tar&Roses in Santa Monica. L-R: Bone marrow, oxtail dumplings, pigs' ears, and beef carpaccio.

Californian Montage

I’m doing an uncharacteristically poor job of updating my site. And for that I sincerely apologize. Thankfully a photo is worth a thousands words — or at least a brief blurb as […]

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