Archive for September, 2011

We must be in wine country. Even the Gatorade is purple!

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Jeeves and I had just a splendid time yesterday on the Highlander Cycle Tour. And I’m so glad we did that hilly 70-miler last weekend. Otherwise I think I wouldn’t have made it. We did the 70-mile cut of the Corkscrew Century. With a detour around a stretch of milled pavement, we finished 74.23 miles […]

Diggin’ the dugway

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

I went out for hill repeats on my hills training route this afternoon. The westerly winds were a little strong and gusty, so I decided to do it in reverse order, starting from Mt Hope Cemetery and working my way east to Rich’s Dugway. Ever since getting locked in the cemetery last year, I avoid […]

Restoring my tan lines

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

We stared in open-mouthed astonishment at the man gesticulating wildly towards us and emitting vocalizations that alternated between honking and sort of sneezing sounds. Finally he gave up. “Nobody here speaks French?” Oh. It was supposed to be French that he was yelling at us. Who knew? We were about ten very hot, very tired […]