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Afternoon gravel

Rolled out with a nice little escaping work early crew this afternoon, looking for some gravel to explore… With the temperature just hitting 50, Andrew and Emily opted for shorts. Nice contrast with the remaining piles of snow and ice. Grant got a new Masi, and took it out for its virgin ride today. He … Continue reading »


This is the newest addition to my fleet, a 2001 Specialized CX1 built up with Shimano 105 parts. It’s a deep espresso brown. I’m thinking of naming her Jo. Thanks for building her up, Conrad.

From Pride to Predator

This morning, walking in to work, I saw a woman step nonchalantly a foot out of her way to crush a roach, then pause a half-step back, posing in satisfaction. Yesterday, Ben told me all about cheeseburgers. He could not eat them; his tongue felt like he imagined it would be like if he had … Continue reading »


I’ve been very much blessed with the company of good friends from faraway places of late. The most recent (current) visit of a Mr. Hernandez-Stern of Los Angeles en route to New York has involved much cycling (partially documented on folks from lincoln), and has maximized in the purchase of a new road bike for … Continue reading »