Todd's Blog

YOUR BIG SECRET AIN'T SAFE WITH ME!
AT THE RACE THIS WEEKEND, a bunch of cats will show up.  Fancy kits, shiny bikes, niiiiice legs.  But, there's a huge problem in diagnosing who the players are... ... even if you know them by name, like your friends....
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GRUPPETTO STYLE CUE'S FOR 2022
I GOT PAID A NICE COMPLIMENT TODAY and it occurred to me it was most undeserved.  Because in this case I've done everything possible...  ... to copy the best. Ha!... because the best let me know in clear (often foul)...
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WHY I KEEP IT SIMPLE
I TRY AND KEEP THINGS SIMPLE, as few cycling goals as possible.  Like 2 or 3.  It's not for everybody, but it works stunningly well for me.    That's it... ... the rest is just putting the process in place....
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THINGS I'LL NEVER DO AGAIN ON A BIKE
THERE ARE THINGS I WILL NEVER DO AGAIN ON A BIKE, involving skills I had honed over time and with much practice.  I don't miss them... ... the present is so much better. I'll never... have a pinch flatsnap a shifter...
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GRAVEL RIDES ARE SO DUMB...
BY CHANCE, we met up with some of our other dropbar pals halfway through our respective group's rides.  Grabbing Mexican Coke's and snacks at the country store, we chatted for a bit... ... then our little group continued on the gravel roads... They'd traveled...
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