Giddy Like A School Girl
God damn I love this stuff!
Wrench Tom finished the road bike last night and I headed over early a.m. to fetch it. NOTHING like a fresh chain and cassette to feel spanky. Although the new 105 cassette felt like a 10lb. weight. I'M KIDDING, it felt great and I pedaled faster just knowing the cash-eesh I saved on gaining about 40 grams or what ever it is, but saving over $20!!!
T. also put some new Salsa Goma bar tape on for me. I put some on last month and let's just say I f'ed it up royally and after Tom saw it, in his words - "it made me cringe". Yep I know how to pedal for long periods of time, change a tire, lube a chain/cables, and it ends about there. Thanks for all you work Tom.
After I got home, I loaded up the car, lubed up with some Greyhound Juice anti friction chamois cream to take the edge off the results of yesterday's Fiber One Fiber Feecus Fest. Yikes (now there's a "soiled chamois" for you. Sorry) chamoised up and headed out for some road miles or as my friend KoKo says "some road head" (that will up my the Chamois Google search hits. Shit, there are some freaks out there).
SIDE THOUGHT: Did I mention that someone from Occupied Palestine hit the Soiled Chamois not long ago with the Google Search "Big Teets" WHAT???? They have NOTHING else to worry about there than looking for info on tits??? Seriously!!! I'm not sure why I used the term, but I'm sure they were disappointed by seeing that all they got was some half wit, bike slacker's blog.
Back to the ride. Felt great. Rain was in the forecast so I stuck the rain jacket in the rear jersey pocket and started out. If felt SO F*CKING GOOD to ride with just some arm/knee warmers. Only needed the jacket for about 45 minutes of the ride when it started to light drizzle.
Some Heed, a Perpetuem/Hammer Gel Cocktail, and my legs which looks like albino salamis wrapped in Twin-Six socks.
The roads were still white from "salt", my legs were white as paper, and the trees were all still bare, so it was like riding in one of George Dub-Ya's "axis of evil" nuclear winter nightmares. Enter on "Day After". via two wheels. HA!
You might THINK I'm looking at the camera. But what I'm really trying to do is try to catch a glimpse of that bloody snot rocket on my chin. Good times my friends. Good times.
I was so geeked to be outside today. I upped my overall speed from last week, felt great on the climbs and never wennt below 5 mph on the last BIG ASS-WAL-MART-DIVA- RIDE IN AN ELECTRIC SCOOTER-I'M SO BIG CLIMB that I had me struggling to maintain 3 mph last week. And in the last 300' to the summit of the climb I sprinted. Take that BITCH! Not you silly, the climb.
P-Man Is My Co-Pilot. Might not be riding the spicy goodness on the road, but P-Man is always with me.
Since I didn't get lost this week and had some giddy up in the meat sticks I got the 45 done in about 2:45. This ride rocked and I'm feeling good that with some minor route adjustments a double lap of this could be a nice spring time century.
Check out the guns. Don't act like your not impressed. (all that stolen from Anchor Man) I got me chick super model biceps. I need garter belts for my arm warmers now.
Well time to enjoy a couple Sierra Nevada's, cook up some Mexican and fight crime.
Hope you all are getting some miles in too.