Wednesday, August 31, 2011

New Socks (when will the miracles stop?)

Thanks to Mel at Beehive Books for sponsoring the 2011-2012 foot coverings. Tell your friends to shop at Beehive. Where else can you get 1>an espresso 2>the latest bike mags 3>a protean bar and 4>hip cycling socks?

Friday, August 26, 2011

Best Crash E-V-E-R

Still waiting for a nice snap of Colleen Kingery's boogie night black & blue stuff. 
But, this just in, Keith's smashburger.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Block - OH! Criterium

I was watching the Tour de France this morning before I left for the crit at Ohio State. Maybe it is because his name is so cool to say..."Dah-Veed Mon-Coo-tee-Aaa" that I decided to race like David Moncoutie the Cofidis rider that always rides at the back of the peloton. The World of Pain riders joining me were Cadillac George and Brian 'Lil' Fabian' O'Hara. 
Okay, so maybe it wasn't the best plan to sit on the back today, but the 25+mph speeds were quite sharp. My first crit of the year wasn't a target race, but just a tester. Brian, George, and I were quite comfortable to follow wheels and avoid the occasional accident. 
Nice race set up, ok, next week I'll race it like Phillipe Gilbert...

Friday, June 10, 2011

Just Chillin' On A Thursday Nite

A nice rotating pace line for 40 miles, little trash talk, and no city limit signpost sprints.

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Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Weekend

No Need to tell you about the bike race at Mid-Ohio Raceway. I'd rather tell you about the Larry Allen Ride. Actually it's called Larry's Last Ride. Maybe I was thinking about the ride scheduled for Monday morning when I lined up with Cadillac George, K Flintstone, and Jeff Blodgett aka The New Sheriff at the 50+ race Saturday night. Chet Scott got an idea just after Larry passed on to the big Cat. 1 mountain in the sky a few years ago that we should repeat his last bike ride. So, we've been doing it (when the thunder and lightning storms don't stop us) every year since. Well, the race was uneventful for everyone but The Sheriff. Look out for him this year. Keith, Geo, and I got dropped hard in the winds and in the wake of Mighty Scott Young's accelerations. Do I chock it up to too few training miles? Dunno. I'd rather tell you about Larry's ride anyway. 29 turned out, we rode, we chirped, we pledged to do it every year in Larry's honor. 
(if you want a better look at the pictures, just click on it to enlarge)