Monthly Archives: July 2009

climbing
July 31, 2009 posted by

Final Fantasy

You must excuse me for touting Romney’s Spain blog as the last of our trip. I’d forgotten there was another chapter; one that included castles, manors, and amazing food. How…

health news
July 29, 2009 posted by

Should We Tax Soda?

My health news posts are generally reserved for The Fitness Nerd but this one’s too important not to use all viral means possible as it’s the tip of what promises…

cycling
July 27, 2009 posted by

Next Year

My back is decidedly hit or miss. Some days it’s great; others not so much. Since a year was the projected recovery time (two for 100% without any missteps) I…

climbing
July 21, 2009 posted by

Espana

With a Spanish winner in today’s stage of the Tour, along with a Spaniard in yellow, coupled with the success of our spring classic that happened during the summer, it…

cycling
July 16, 2009 posted by

Beyond The Peloton

In honor of this weekend’s Ronde van Salt Lake, check out this video series from the Cervelo Test Team, especially episode 5 on Flanders. Filled with juicy tidbits on what…

cycling
July 13, 2009 posted by

Bike Racing

For your rest day entertainment, here’s a good article on the doping and the difference between how cycling as sport is viewed in Europe compared to America. It’s from SI,…

personal
July 10, 2009 posted by

The Duty Free Sandbag of Andorra

Today’s stage of le Tour finishes in Andorra. Looks beautiful, no? That’s what we thought, too, but our experience was different. Romney examines Andorra on her blog. In part, “Andorra…

challenges
July 9, 2009 posted by

Ronde van Salt Lake

Sunday, July 19th, 2009 is going to be the first annual Ronde van Salt Lake. Come join the fun. We’ll meet at Blue Star Coffee House, at 2300 E and…

climbing
July 8, 2009 posted by

Johnny Rock

John Bachar passed away over the weekend. He died doing what he loved, and ironically did better than perhaps anyone in history, soloing. He was 52. Though I’ve known John…

cycling
July 3, 2009 posted by

Le Tour ’09

Since I’ve been asked, I guess I’ll write a Tour preview. Interesting year, for sure, and I’m not even going to mention doping. The return of the Texan is the…