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2003

May

  • Barbers’ wisdom

    The guy cutting my hair yesterday said an unlikely thing:

    “You know there’s something strange in the world when the most successful rapper is white, the most successful golfer is black, the French think Americans are arrogant, and the Germans don’t want to go to war.”

    Pat I know, but maybe there’s something to it.

  • Old Man River

    I know, I know, I’ve not been blogging. My bad, as they say over here. I’m back in Santa Fe, with many things sorted out, and more questions raised.

    The trip is set - the Mississippi. From top to bottom, Lake Itasca, Minnesota to New Orleans. 2000 hot miles on a bike. With an enforced break to go to Dublin to deliver some training. I’m looking forward to doing it, and most of the things are set - have a daily route sorted out, almost all the kit I need, all that. And I’ve got the bike, and it’s a lovely thing. Still waiting on my kick-ass custom wheels from Joe Young though.

    I’m underprepared as far as background reading goes, but I’m not leaving until Jun 17th, so I can try and work on that. As well as doing some day job work for the Dublin dudes.