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Lance Armstrong

Jan/17/2013 in General

Before the shit hits the fan here is my 2 cents.  I have never met or talked to Lance Armstrong.  I have looked forward to the day that I would have to raced this global icon and crushed him on his beloved bike. Instead of...

Winter Saddlebag

Jan/15/2013 in General

During the summer and winter months the things you must have in a saddle bag vary greatly.  For the summer the saddle bag is light, small, and simple: Hand pump, tire levers, tube, and an ID.  The winter saddle bag is very different because one...

Michelle Dillon (Hayes)

Jan/10/2013 in General

She is legend.  In the early 2000's if you were racing ITU she was a name you feared.  This Brits strong bike/run combo was lethal against the American greats.  Unfortunately her career was cut short due to back injuries and she did not leave triathlon she started developing the future...

Motivation

Jan/08/2013 in General

A few days ago I was watching the Discovery Channel and it showed two people having sex in an MRI tube.  When any sane person sees this they are not changing the channel.  The program was the Anatomy of Sex and like anybody I watched it...

Ryan Bates

Jan/03/2013 in General

If Ryan Bates was in the movie the Matrix, in 2008 he walked into the room (Time Warner) with Morpheus (boss) and sat down.  He weighed the advantages of a bi-weekly paycheck (blue pill) versus a life of uncertainty and opportunity (red pill).  Ryan took the red pill and dove out of the...

Was 2012 to remember or forget

Jan/02/2013 in General

Every body check out your Triathlon magazine for the New Year.  I am getting love IN GERMANY.  In the last month I have been on the homepage of multiple European (polish, german, spanish) websites with features for the monster rides in Florida and Arizona along...

Stress

Dec/18/2012 in General

Stress is all around us, in socializing, at work or school, dealing with family, watching your favorite team, or my favorite...

Grandpa Rudy

Dec/11/2012 in General

I believe in God, I believe that everything happens for a reason, I believe in higher powers.  I know that many prayers go unanswered and those that do are the moments we live for.Many of you all know very limited details of my Abu Dhabi...

7th Ironman Arizona

Nov/20/2012 in General

Let's see what excuse should I use coming into Ironman AZ for anything less than the best.  Setting at an all time Iron distance bike course record of 4:04, top American Ironman finishing time in over a decade? How about having raced 3 times in...