Major Goal For 2010: Quadzilla, August 14

Today, I made my commitment for 2010 by sending in my registration for Quadzilla, an extremely hilly 400-mile brevet-style event that begins in Ithaca, N.Y. and traverses all 11 of the Finger Lakes.

Experienced randonneurs have told me this is one of the most, if not the most, challenging ride physically and mentally that they have […]

The “Fiddlers Elbow Diet” (Part 3)

This is me, the way I look now. Yes, I’ve been around the block a few times, nearly 53 times, in fact. My eyesight for reading isn’t what it used to be. I don’t see at night as well as I used to. But I feel more healthy and energetic than […]

The “Fiddlers Elbow Diet” (Part 2)

I still stop by for a cinnamon roll, especially on a ride, as I did yesterday at the Clarksburg General Store. I just eat a lot less of them than I used to eat.

We suffered a lot on that August 2000 Hillier Than Thou metric course. John K and I struggled up hill […]

The “Fiddlers Elbow Diet” (Part 1)

This is a story about my weight.  This morning, I tipped the scales at 171 pounds.  At 6 feet two inches tall and with a slight build, that is probably a good weight by most standards, although I’m not happy with it.  I have a little flab.  It was only two months ago that I […]