Sunday, October 31, 2010

Forgot to post this yesterday...it needs a caption!

Just thought I'd share my favorite route map

Sometimes when I get out for a fixed ride, I like to circumnavigate the lakes area! Nice to run into loveall and dave g. On the ride! Thanks for the company, friends...what a great day for cyclingthelakes...literally!
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Trick or treat

We are colorful...in a colorful neighborhood!
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Saturday, October 30, 2010

The Lumberjacks of Hogsback

Did anyone see the TDK 2011 Route??

Sioux Falls
Brookings
Madison
Mitchell
Freeman
Vermillion
Sioux Falls
I like the option of being able to stay in the college dorms at each town....in case we get tired of tenting! What a great idea to bike from campus to campus.

The farmhouse hill

Reunion...preparing for the cross country ski season...hard to imagine winter on a day like today!
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Skalbecks meet hosback!

We love off-road riding together!
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Espresso art

Can anyone tell what is supposed to be represented in the froth??
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Friday, October 29, 2010

Had to get a little closer...


There he is


Bikers lined up waiting for Lance


The route leaders waiting for Lance to arrive


The gala rocks

With my favorite celebrity!
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Lance is preempted

By a medical emergency!
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Lance at the start

Lance finished the ride!

Just dropped lance

No handed...then stopped traffic for him!
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This is as close...

...To lance as I'll get! Nice colorful group, eh??
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Road trip!!!

Uh oh!

To change or not to change...is woody grounded...or not??
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How do you get ready to ride with lance??

I'm making a fresh batch of home brew lube...fixing up kari's best pal and basically giving it "the works!"
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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Hogsback has some great rest areas

My stating of the obvious...

So what's your guess??
On my morning romp to, through and back from hogsback was I:
1) Overdressed
2) Underdressed
3) Just about right??
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The final insult?

Even though Kari is begging for mercy I thought these wonderful jerseys had to be seen. I seriously question the wisdom of "couples" cycling wear - Okoboji team kits not included.

PS - check out the old school zebra helmet. Extra style points for that!






Wednesday, October 27, 2010

never uglier in the pro peleton


than this number...i just don't get how this was a serious entry in this year's tdf?!?

Ugliness abounds

Nice find Shew!

How about these?







Whatever you do

Don't get yourself dressed up in a turkey suit!

...or it's 'guts on the hiway' like this one...
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

I've got my outfit picked out


for the formal Lance Armstrong "meet and greet". It's a little low cut in the back, but I think the rear pocket will be a handy feature to have in an evening gown.

Monday, October 25, 2010

on my way home right now to install cross tires on the ibis!

doesn't this look like fun???
wonder what she-shew would look like
on the back of this one???
anyone interested
just plan on meeting out at hogsback tomorrow
at about 2pm

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Identify the bikers

IMHO--The ss surly pugsley equals

The atomic waxable reds as far as pure glide out here in the wet grass and soft mud...any time you're ready TOK...the bike is sure footed and solid!
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Big vs bigger


Is this where bullheads come from?? Anyone else headed to hogsback??
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Spidey,your Sunshine Rolls are done.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

I don't know about you

But I like this new color scheme...and did I ever have to ride what seemed like forever to get here!
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An easier way

Just forget to turn at the hiway 86 hairpin and you are there! Where? LOST--sweetness
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Grover's lake

Nice ride! Dangerous place if you're a duck!
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What lake is this?

So, my only question is

When eating award winning apple crisp do you eat it with or without cycling gloves?!?
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Happy anniversary Skalbecks

28 years of marital bliss! Nice bikes--silver and the supersport fixed schwinnifer!
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Ever have that feeling...

That there's a stretch of road out there more than a mile long you've never biked with a lake you've never been to at the end of the trip?? Thinking about heading out to 215th street and checking out grover lake...maybe that'd be a nice place to cook up some noodles for lunch!?!
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Friday, October 22, 2010

The new kirk is made

And now making the trip to joe bell for spiderman paint! More news on the new cyclocross bike in two months would be my guess...but until the paint is mixed the contest can continue to roll on! Unless we all agree the camel takes the prize!?!
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Kari, your apple crisp is done.

How do you like the rimminess of these wheels...

Anyone know where this artistic cycling display can be found...???
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I'm back to the favorite sign game...

...They really get homemade on the pugsley route...
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Where's your best--

--Think, prayer, poetry, i meet G-d in this place spot...
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When the temp goes from zero to sixty

It doesn't take long to shed a layer and regret being overdressed for the occasion!
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Name the lake is a very fun game

Any guesses on this body of water??
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