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Squeezing Lemonade at 2,100 Meters



From where I type this, I’m surrounded by craggy, knife-edged cliffs and simply gigantic grassy hills some 2,100 meters above sea level. I can’t help but think that this does not look […]

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A Fertile Ode to John Denver



(And believe it or not, this is not a Dumb and Dumber reference. For the PG audience, please cover your ears at precisely 12.5 seconds into this clip.) Saving the world begins […]

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Retrospect, The Giro



The proverbial fork has received permission to be inserted into the Giro, because the 2010 edition of the race is done! Now with two completed grand tours to my name, namely the […]

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And then there were two



Two, of course, refers to the number of stages remaining. Here’s a quick anecdote which is a telling microcosm of how today went. I was feeling rather lively and strong today and […]

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Part III, Winner Winner Chicken Dinner!



Preface: Blackberry thumbed blog yet again. This one is being completed from the massage table, fittingly about 30 minutes from dinner. Completing stages as Giro-difficult* as anything the Giro decides to throw […]

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Snack Time!



How to eat at the Giro, part II. After a Chef Willy inspired Grand-Slam breakfast, it’s back to our rooms to brush the teeth, pack suitcases, kit up, load everyone onto the […]

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if words were pasta…



…then carbo load on this. http://www.velonews.com/article/91729/cervelo-s-ted-king-shares-his-first-giro-diary-with (copy and paste it; sorry I only have a blackberry this month.)

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