Crashing is an unfortunate side-effect of bike racing. There’s a sense of impending doom about it all, an apocryphal cloud that gets heavier and more conspicuous when the authentic rain clouds appear. Bike racing could recycle prescription drug labels: WARNING: MAY CAUSE SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS INCLUDING INJURY OR DEATH. 2017 was one of the most … Continue reading Crash


Stage 1: Here we go! Finally.

Race day began early. 6 am to be exact. Al pinched my Aeropress the day before and hadn't returned it which forced me to down more sugar coffee than I would like to admit. Even Ben, who admittedly drinks vile coffee, said he would rather drink instant coffee than what’s served. Cafe 43 instant coffee … Continue reading Stage 1: Here we go! Finally.