Monthly Archives: February 2008

Epilogue

It’s over, and I’m back home. A special shout-out to my friends GaryB from Pa’ia, GeorgieP from Melbourne, and Leonard from Palm Beach. All three of these fine fellows sent me notes of encouragement during the 8-day ordeal called the … Continue reading

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A Disaster In the Making?

The ultimate stage of the ATOC could be a disaster. It’s been pissing down rain for 24 hours, the Rose Bowl is a soggy mess, and there’s been talk that the roads up in the mountain passes in the middle … Continue reading

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Santa Clarita

If there’s one good thing about my participation in the Tour of Calif, it’s the fact that I get to drop in for a few hours on my sister, my parents, and my nephews. Yesterday after the Solvang TT I … Continue reading

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Intermediates via eVDO

The eVDO intermediates via web services actually worked quite smoothly, and they made air quite a bit. It really was held together with bailing wire and chewing gum, as Bruce told me he was right on the edge of eVDO … Continue reading

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Solvang Intermediates

The good news is the satellite guys got the satellite VPN going yesterday, as a proof-of-concept. I e-mailed my TTWare timing software down to one of their technicians in LA. He was sitting in one of their mobile units idling … Continue reading

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Mid-Thursday Update

Today the stage comes down the coast on the PCH past Big Sur, potentially one of the most picturesque stages in cycling. However, it’s been pissing down rain all day, it’s nasty cold, and the riders have been grinding away … Continue reading

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The Madonna Inn

One of the few highlights (at least for me) of the Tour of California is my 10-hour stay at the Madonna Inn. In case you didn’t read last year’s ATOC blog, Madonna Inn is a Motel-6 quality hotel in San … Continue reading

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