Thank God for Coffee

“Coffee is the beverage of the people of God, and the cordial of his servants who thirst for wisdom. When coffee is infused into the bowl, it exhales the odor of musk, and is of the color of ink. The truth is not known except to the wise, who drink it from the foaming coffee […]

Cycling Trooper Tales

The Isuzu Saga Continues

So yesterday the Trooper was in the shop (Tunex, not the Isuzu dealership) again, although I think this is it for awhile. I had to have the high-pressure power steering hose replaced, and there was a small leak from the transfer case. The Tunex mechanic didn’t actually fix the transfer case leak, as it’s coming […]

Word Play

Quote of the Day

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong in the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no […]

Cycling Word Play

Obsession Confession

Okay. I admit it. I have a tool obsession. Bike tools, mechanics tools, hand tools, power tools, or measuring tools, I love them all. Whenever I need to go out and buy a tool to fix something, my wife calls it “going to church”. I think she got that from the Sweet Potato Queens, or […]

Cycling Food and Drink Utah

Cycling Vices

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but many cyclists seem to have one, if not both, of the following “vices”: beer and/or coffee. My current club, Cutthroat Racing, is sponsored by the Uinta Brewing Company. One of their mainstays is Cutthroat Pale Ale (available out-of-state, with a higher alcohol content, as Angler’s Pale Ale), but […]

Cycling Skiing

Ain’t Nuthin’ Like A Little Community Action

Linda Mack, of Silver Cycles, in Silver Springs, Maryland recently wrote on the Internet-BOB mailing list: A friend of mine had been asking us to help out a friend of hers, a woman with 4 or 5 children and way too little money. Finally someone left a very neglected, elderly Trek Antelope at the store. […]