More Stupid Female Cycling Clothes Pictures

What is it with trying to buy women specific cycling clothes online? I keep finding the most inane pictures. The following are all stolen from TheClymb.com . Check out this stupid Castelli shirt pic. What’s with the see through nipples? Is this to let me know I should wear sunblock on my boobs, otherwise my…

TdF Hottie: Marcel Kittel

While watching Stage 3 of the Tour de France 2014, I couldn’t help but notice the gorgeous, wide shoulders (and large frame) of the stage 3 winner – Marcel Kittel. I promptly looked for more info about this sexy beast of a cyclist and found out he is 6’2″! That is very tall for a…

Tour de France 2014 Stage 1 in Pictures

If you were not aware, the first stage of the Tour de France 2014 started in the UK! The Brits have The Fever and have been extremely photogenic (for once…hardee har har). Here is a site with additional adorable pictures if you want MOAR

You triggered my Garmin’s HRM – w4m (La Tuna Canyon)

I was biking up La Tuna Canyon (from Sun Valley) when my Garmin 500 detected a heart rate monitor. “Silly Garmin”, I thought, “I am not wearing a heart rate monitor today” Then you showed up.. .biking by me like I was standing still. It then clicked – you must have been wearing a heart…

Biking Mulholland

After several months with the stupid back injury, I finally went up and did a reverse loop of one of my favorite stretches of Mulholland Highway. Here is a link to my Garmin ride stats – YES I know I was morbidly slow but I am just getting back out there. AT LEAST I FINISHED…

Sciatica and Cycling

High level summary: If you are having sciatic pain, get an MRI to know in more detail what is going on Go to physical therapy My particular issue is the L5/S1 is about 5 millimeters to the right, pushing on the sciatic nerve (and causing pain) If you are a cyclist, have your physical therapist…

Cyclist Tramp Stamp

I was doing a lot of trail biking before sciatica hit (a little over two months ago). Sciatica is a general term for lower back pain caused by the sciatic nerve being pinched. It’s pretty darn painful and has kept me off my feet for several weeks. Well, it still hurts but I’m sick of…