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Saturday, March 25, 2006

Redemption Songs

Another day, another lesson....

Today's adventure was a far cry from yesterday's demoralizing march. I guess things were just clicking on all cylinders. When the dust settled, I had won my first race as a professional, the opening time trial to the Nova Desert Classic. It reminded me that there is always tomorrow and not to get too hung up on one day's mistakes. Live and Learn.


Blogger Adam Lisonbee said...


1:54 PM  
Anonymous DaveH said...

Outstanding Martini. Carry that momentum forward and enjoy.

4:02 PM  
Anonymous Kent said...

Damn, that's awesome. Way to go brother!

Here's to many more!

4:44 PM  
Anonymous Chris Conrad said...

YES! Congratulaions, Nick. The taste of victory is sweat, and no, I didn't misspell sweet.

Uncle Chrispy & Aunt Kate

4:52 PM  
Anonymous I heart fishing said...

them sure are some ugly looking podium girls standing next to you. But in all seriousness, way to go man!

5:32 PM  
Blogger Taylor Webb said...

That’s a good life lesson...One day it’s a kick to the junk the next day your on the top stand. Way to go man!!

6:34 PM  
Blogger Sova Bros said...

Awesome job man!

Keep 'em coming, we're rooting for ya!

7:11 PM  
Blogger Jason said...

Way to go. A day I'm sure you'll never forget. Congrats!

7:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congratulations Nick, wish I could be there to celebrate. Definately a hard earned, well deserved win. This is a sign of good things to come this season! -Chris D.

7:51 PM  
Blogger setting_the_tempo said...

WOOHOO!!!! Way to go man!

8:10 PM  
Blogger Martini said...

Thanks for all your support ya'll! You guys rock!

8:37 PM  
Blogger Fritz said...

Congrats, Nick!

10:01 PM  
Blogger miss king said...

the magnet on my fridge says:
some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end. life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next.
delicious ambiguity....

congrats nick!

7:04 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nick you have worked so hard and all of us who race know the pain of cycling. its a brutal sport for such little reward. so when you're able to step upon the podium as an offical pro and be the winner its like stepping on top of the world. we wish we could live the life. congrats.

8:15 AM  
Blogger Whitey said...

Damn Dude, way to go. I guess all that training this winter paid off.

8:29 AM  
Blogger z-dog said...

Way to go Nick! The camera is working great and we got a new Whippett puppy. Keep up the great riding! Carl.

8:45 AM  
Blogger Stephen D. Zepeda said...

and you "STILL" have time to blog! ;)

1:25 PM  
Anonymous Grandma Faye said...

YES!!! We're so proud of you! As others said, just the first of many. Stay well!

2:37 PM  
Blogger LilSis356 said...

WAY TO GO NICK!!! I wish I was there to cheer you across the finish!
You can be so proud! keep up the great work!
Love ya!
Lil Sis

5:58 PM  
Blogger Sean said...

Congrats! What a great start to your season. Here's to many more podium visits.

7:31 PM  
Blogger Marty said...

YES!! Nick, you are the MAN!! Keep on kicking booty.

7:50 PM  
Blogger Cody said...

good job man!

8:51 PM  
Blogger Colt McElwaine said...

Awsome ride nick! keep it up!!!

8:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Congrats nick thats anwsome
Ride In Peace

9:15 PM  
Anonymous Ryan Hamilton said...

Good step to be on for your first NORBA podium, Congrats man that is sweet!!!

6:20 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wisco representin.
Nice work Nick.


6:25 AM  
Blogger Stephen D. Zepeda said...

Man Nick I think this is the most comments you have made in one post! But you deserve it! :)

7:46 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rock n Roll Nick. Thats got to feel good. Congrats!

Eric R

7:50 AM  
Anonymous Bill said...

Nice work bro. Cant wait to see you repeat it!

1:36 PM  
Anonymous Aunt B said...

You so rock there, Nick! Sending you a giant hug and big Aunt B kiss. Pedal on.

2:57 PM  
Anonymous mathijs said...

Congrats again Nick! And thanks for the interview on www.101bike.com!



7:52 AM  
Blogger Mom said...

I've got to have that picture of you on the center podium, my boy!! You've worked so hard for this! Ahh! I am so happy for you, Nick! May this be an indication of what's yet to come! THIS IS IT!!! Hugs and SCREAMS!!

4:06 AM  

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