Life On Two Wheels

Along the river and toward the mountains a morning shadow shimmers across the road. The rays of the first light jet through the trees and across a figure gliding upon the road. His breath trails in short spurts, petrified as it hits the icy air. All is quiet except the slight sound of the athlete as he summons himself for yet another days work. Soon the rest of the world will bustle with life as well and the brief simplicity of cyclist and nature will disappear into the everyday struggle of life in full motion; the errands and intervals, the appointments and intersections, and the deadlines and finish lines OutPaceTheRace

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Trophee Grimpeurs

Paris, FRA
Thursday, May 17, 2007

In a bizarre turn of events, the reigning second place finisher of the '06 Tour of France is implicated in operation Puerto? "I know from my heart, that I am the true winner..." Right, okay. It seems that more than a few of the winners had hearts pumping an abnormal amount of blood. But I will refrain from an inconclusive conclusion.
At once, I await the start of Trophee Grimpeurs- a race that, from what I've heard, is an all out sparring match along an 8km circuit complete with a 600 meter hill of 10%. It's only 18 laps, so it'll be like taking candy from an imp...