So Obama’s great stimulus package has been out for a while and he has been in office for a couple of months now. So what’s in it for us mountain bikers and outdoor enthusiasts? Do you feel “stimulated”?
My first race of the season was rained out. The second was canceled by a schedule conflict. In the mean time, I’m playing baseball with…
Ah, the good old days when racing was fun. Remember when races were made up of a bunch of the guys from the local trail that got together once or twice a year to put on a festival of fun all revolving around mountain bikes, trails, and maybe a little post ride refreshment? The fun days of racing may not be over yet!!
The day began with getting ready in the morning. You may be wondering what you take with you on a stair climb event. Here is a list of what I brought with me and why:
towel – for obvious reasons
change of clothing – again, no explanation needed
water bottles, MotorTabs, Fluid Recovery – keep me moving
MP3 player – loaded with tunes to keep me distracted
cough drops, Buckleys cough medicine – the air in the building is VERY dry.
gloves – imagine licking the floor of a bus stop bathroom, thats what the hand rails feel like after 700 sweaty people use them.
Evomo threads – What else would I wear?
The outward symptoms of this mutated gene cause normally mild mannered, level headed, working class people, to do some really crazy off the wall events, just to acquire the “event T-shirt” (or ETS for short). The events are such that “normal” people would not do these sort of things. Once the ETS is attained, ……