Word Play

Poetry Friday

LOW BAROMETER The south-wind strengthens to a gale, Across the moon the clouds fly fast, The house is smitten as with a flail, The chimney shudders to the blast. On such a night, when Air has loosed Its guardian grasp on blood and brain, Old terrors then of god or ghost Creep from their caves […]

Cycling

Sheer Torture

So people that really know me also know that one of the few things I like as much as handbuilt bicycles are fine watches; not commodity watches like your typical Rolex or Omega (although I wouldn’t turn down either one of them), but craftsman watches like the Philippe DuFour Simplicity … not that I expect […]

Cycling

UTCX #4 (The Rematch)

Every once in awhile, Bart Gillespie (Revolution-Peak Fasteners) has a bit of bad luck … and when he does, you can count on Jason Sager (Jamis Factory Team) to capitalize on it … in this case, from what I understand, Bart had a low tire on his A bike, and some mechanical issues on his […]

Cycling

UTCX #4 (Chasing Women)

Great race on Saturday at the Weber County Fairgrounds in Ogden, Utah … the women managed to miss the worst of the bad weather, which made for good, fast racing. Carmen Small (Colavita) was in town visiting and put on a clinic … so the real race was behind, when Kelsey Bingham (Roosters) got a […]

Word Play

Poetry Friday

STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little horse must think it queer To stop without a farmhouse near Between the woods and frozen […]

Life

A Letter to a Lost Love

My dearest Sleep — Fuck you and the horse on which you rode into my life … and right back out of my life. I asked you nicely, and you just laughed in my face. You know how much I care about you … why must you be so elusive, playing hard to get? Why […]