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Ride your own Tour de France

Le Tour de Your-Own-Damn-Self Thinking of a cool tour? How about picking the Tour de France route from your birth year and retracing the whole thing? Sounds cool and original, right? Cool yes - original? Not anymore. Joe from Reno is doing it right now suckers. And he's doing it on a Surly - just like Coppi woulda if he wasn't deader'n hell. Joe's blog Speaking of the Tour, I heard Lance Armstrong is riding RAGBRAI this year. I'm guessing ol' Lance has me beat in terms of talent, hard work, dedication, and determination - but I bet he can't start the day with a warm Milwaukee's Best Ice Light, stop at every cemetery gathering, eat 5 gigantic Iowa pork chops a day, and roll in after dark swerving like a sailor on shore leave only to do it all again the next day. THAT'S courage my friends. - Skip -----
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About Skip Bernet

Eric is a pretty ok guy. Tall, loud, personable, slightly annoying, mostly harmless, law-abiding, easy-going, longitudinal, forthrightly wishy-washy, slightly bent, wigged out, dopey, and marginally accident-prone. He lives on cold cereal and American macro-brews while occasionally fighting the good fight. He's fallen down in front of big crowds before, and he'll likely do it again. He sometimes zigs when he clearly should have zagged.

Continued Bloggage

im - 7/05/2006 11:56:00…

SSWC2006 Stockholm Rather Lengthy Recap Day 1 in Stockholm- Hurl and I slap together our bikes and go for a cruise around town to get rid of the airplane butt. On this warm and sunny autumn day, we meet some guys we knew from the US. Rolling through old Stockholm…

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im - 6/22/2006 11:50:00…

This is a picture of Sovern in a bunny suit, floating in Surly's Anomoly Containment Unit. See, Sov was sitting at his desk this morning when I got here, talking to a customer on the phone, and I accidently pushed the wrong button on the Surly Central Processing Command Center…

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