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Thursday, November 06, 2008

Dusting Off The Cob Webs

You know it has been a long time since your last update when you have to reset your password and blow off the cob webs...

I couldn't resist sharing this with the world (By world I mean my Mom and those that still have RSS feeds from this site).

Trek/VW's Xterra superstar, Brian Smith, can't ever pass up the opportunity to take his shirt off... Halloween is no exception.

In other news, I have to give a shout out to "Rad" Ross for continuing to be "Rad" and taking home of the largest animals I have ever seen.

Wednesday, June 04, 2008

Tubing Is Not A Crime

With the Teva Mountain Games coming up this weekend I thought I would bring back a blast from the past with a hilarious video from Rattle Can Productions....

Thursday, May 29, 2008


Domestication.... not to be confused with Californication.

The Martin family got a little bigger this weekend. This little poop factory's name is Norman and thankfully he is just below the legal limit for cute....

No riding to speak of, just chasing this guy around the block.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

And the Winner is...

You have to admire David Millar's form on this one... he must have caught at least 3 feet of air.

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Everything In Moderation

I haven't fallen off the face of the earth, I stumbled onto Mexican soil and haven't returned to reality.

So check this.... Make sure you watch it all the way to the end, doctors orders.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

More To It Than Good Looks Alone

It takes more than just standing on top of a podium to be "rad".

Ross just makes it look easy...

The Trek/VW team has some new faces this year. Some are just a little hairier then others....

Then there is the Trek VW veterans, take B-Man for instance... they just get better with age.

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

The More I Write....

... the less they read.

Check out one of the worst examples of sportmanship I have ever seen. (note the real action happens at about 3:28 sor fast forward for optimal viewing!)

I read a quote by Bob Roll once that said if you ever plan on throwing a punch while in your cycling kit, make sure you take of your shoes... you can't land a punch with carbon fiber soles....

Friday, March 21, 2008

Hustler Hall Of Fame

Better hide your sister, Friedberg is on the prowl and he busting out his moves left and right.

Note Mike far right, throwing down his signiture amped hand signs.... I have to admit, I would be a little excited too partying down with Mickey, (the guy in the hat that looks like a girl but gets more chicks than Ellen Degeneres) and the crew....

World Champ, Eric Carter would just be the icing on the cake (yep, there's that super amped hand sign). Note, Mike is still amped....

But there is always that "fro in the face" but still amped moment....

You can't blame Mike for being amped.... he was under the influence of the circus that follows Mr. Avalon... if you are not familiar, check this and get with it.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

With Moves Like This

Don't send a lame eCard. Try JibJab Sendables!

Who cares if you can't wheelie.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Feel Good Lost

Moab, one of those places I love to visit...... one of those places I love to leave.

When T Brown asks if you want to "scope out this underground Race Loop" in the morning.... you don't say no.

Unfortunately my eyes were bigger than my legs.... 7.5 hrs later I was in the middle of a 3 hour bonk that had me thinking I was honestly gonna have to be helicoptered out....

Moab is one of those places that can tear you apart just as quickly as it took your breath....

BTW, the secret to Eatough's "bigger than life" appearance on the Trek/VW team posters lies behind his pre-game pushups....

Friday, February 22, 2008

Escape The 9 To 5

Hours can be lost in the depths of You Tube... So I will save you some time. This is one of the funniest things I have seen to date.


This one comes our of Nat Ross's bag of tricks... hilarious!

Saturday, February 09, 2008

The State I'm In

No single track for miles but these guys are pounding pavement in style.... Next up, fixed gear wheelies?

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

In Transit

For the start of the new year I jumped on the resolution band wagon and aimed to pedal to work rain or shine.... The heated seats of the Touareg can be a little spoiling and since my hours in the saddle have been cut back I can use every chance I can get.

It's amazing what you can see when your not pinning it through life at 10 mph over the speed limit.

Besides, it gives you a chance for mother to remind us who is in charge.

I think I need to cut back on my nightly viewings of "Lost".... Lately the sky has been messing with my head.

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Stingy With Words

Well it has been a month since my last update, that's pretty much eternity considering Ranno has gotten at least 5 tattoos in that time....

Lately my adventures have revolved around a keyboard, strangled by the 9 to 5. I'm not whinning, I simply have developed a stong sense of respect for those who can stay in shape and still work 40+ hours a week. I can't even imagine the level of commitment it takes when you throw the responsibilities of a family in the mix.