Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Thursday, April 24, 2008
Photo from the archive--
This is from the Cowgirl ride in Madison a few weeks ago- Gabe and his bro joined us for the ride from Madison to New Glarus. Classic photo- Gabe looks like he just finished a shot of espresso... and I'm, well, probably talking. It was a good day, but we were all glad to get back to the arboretum. AND I'll be glad when Gabe gets himself to Colorado! :)
OK>>>> fast forward to now.
Quick photo from tonight at the bike shop. We closed at 7 pm... and that is when it gets crazy! Not too crazy... it is just that the guys pump some rockin' metal and work really fast. You can't tell really, but there are 6 stands that you can see in addition to about 5 others stashed throughout the shop. Big store-- I even had a couple bike sales today! party on.
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Here is the locker room that we used-- I definitely felt like I had some special treatment! Thanks to Cari and Greg.
Track bike storage! This is where we dropped off the Langster after my maiden voyage AND you can see Cari's pink Tiemeyer.
Here's Cari after working on the tandem with Karissa--another GREAT facial expression. :) Miss Clare is wrappppped to get on the track. finally.
Serious track face.
Greg- the guy who waited patiently for us this morning... as we were running BST (biker standard time)... our lateness made the three of us right on time for the worst grid-lock traffic I have ever seen. ever. gotta love Denver.
Thanks again to Greg for making my first track day impeccable.
And a little pic of us on the track! Mucho fun. It doesn't look that scary... but the turns are banked quite high- we may have more photos from Cari's camera.
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Friday, April 18, 2008
Watch and laugh! (but be warned... they do drop an f-bomb or two...)
Friday, April 11, 2008
This is embarrassing, but I'll put it out there...
the current warm up mix:
Gotta Get Thru This- Daniel Bedingfield
everyday people- arrested development
Everybody wake up- dave matthew's band
Rodeo-g-love and jack johnson
unknown track - g.love
Ronin- J. Davis Trio
LDN- Lilly Allen
Smile- Lily allen
I've committed murder-macy gray
life i chose for me- nappy roots
track 1- slightly stupid
runnin' with the gun- slightly stupid
New warm up mix (well not quite yet):
Rage Against the Machine x 100
This week was pretty eventful! I worked for about 2 days- it is really great to get working again- especially in such a hip place... which is located in an even hipper place. Here, I'm working tomorrow, so if you check at the right time, you just may be able to see ME at work. Check the instore web cam:
And outside of the store:
And check the MTNs:
For the weekend, Clare and I will be riding up to Estes Park on Sunday! I think she is even making me cookies for our ride. It shall be an excellent all day adventure-- we will be sure to take some photos.
PS... No matter what... Just know that I NEVER listen to Tom Ashbrook while warming up-- only for my cool down.
Thursday, April 3, 2008
Nice. We can deal with that!
On the list of things to do this weekend:
1. buy cheese curds, so I can bring them back and make more friends in Colorado
2. have a many glasses of coffee & vino with Rebecca
3. wear as much blaze orange as possible...
time to pack...
Tuesday, April 1, 2008
When it came time, Leda, Clare and I departed from Greg and headed up to Jamestown- he had to go do sprints in the 'warmer areas'. We began our climb. It really wasn't too cold until we actually got to Jamestown and quit climbing. Clare and I decided we would ride up past Jamestown for a little while, as did Leda. We decided we would meet at the top, however Clare and I began to get really cold... so we turned around, and hoped that Leda's hands would be okay. When we got back to Jamestown, I went in this cafe and picked up these magazines to put under our jerseys. I couldn't believe how warm they kept us. I definitely couldn't feel my hands for the next 1.5 hrs, but our cores were kept warm by the peak to peak restaurant guide! Thanks to all who advertised in this free guide... it kept us warm and probably saved us from hypothermia! Clare will be the first to tell you that it was a bloody cold descent back into Boulder. We were surly destined to stop in at Amante for some tea and a latte so we could warm up.
Back to tucson weekend. Here are a couple funny things that happened...
This guy IS actually warming up in the back of his pickup with a spin/exercise bike. For real. This was the warmup for the Circuit race on Sunday.. you'll never believe this, but he actually had the bike dropped off at the start of the Time Trial course on Friday. I wonder if he actually ot THAT great of a warm up!? Hmmm......
And last but not least... here is Cari... If you notice, she has something STUCK to her hand. It is literally stuck. She tried to put it down but it wouldn't allow itself to be set down. I don't know what she will do, I am worried about her hand getting sore from holding it.
:) Good night all!