Twins, chalk, and bikes

Two year-old Carolyn and Elizabeth stopped by to visit with their cousins and try out a straddle bike. We dropped the seat as far as it would go, and they have the idea of scooting along with a walking/running motion, but don’t yet have the balance. They would probably do much better with a bit […]

Amgen Tour of California stage 4 Livermore to San Jose

Jelly Belly team bikes

Stage 4 kicked off in Livermore. I didn’t particularly want to watch the start, but I figured I could wander around downtown for a bit before heading out to Mines Road to catch the peloton on the first climb of the day. I watched the team cars and buses arrive and […]

Amgen Tour of California stage 3 finish in Modesto

Stage 3 started in Auburn and finished with two circuits in downtown Modesto. I positioned myself on a short straight before the final turn to the finish line. Again, I ended up with far too many fuzzy photos.

Team Sky positioned Greg Henderson, another of their sprinters, for the stage win as well as taking […]