I’ll lead out the gate with this one, because it’s about the coolest thing I’ve seen all day. And, I might tell you, I’ve seen a lot today already. Check it: bicyclepaintings.com. My favorite so far (and there is a whole lot to choose from) is Andy Hampsten’s Giro bike.
New movie coming out about steroids. It’s called Bigger Faster Stronger. Pretty sure I caught a glimpse of Floyd Landis in there somewhere. It just warms the heart.
In the same vein, this guys goes through course of steroids just because he can. “Did I take steroids to write a book, or did I write a book as an excuse to take steroids?” Good question. Tell me in five years.
In 16 weeks, Craig Davidson, a Canadian novelist, transformed himself into a hard-as-nails hunk by injecting illegal steroids. He loved his new body – but not the hideous side-effects. In this graphic account of being a ‘roider’, he recounts his hellish journey
Read it: lifeandhealth.guardian.co.uk
This one, you just gotta love:
As rising gas prices leave drivers with ever-heftier tabs at the pump, Americans have started looking for ways to reduce the drain on their budget. For some, transitioning away from a one-person, one-car lifestyle has proved rewarding.
…The Department of Transportation said Monday it had seen the sharpest monthly drop in driving since it began keeping records. In March, Americans drove 11 billion fewer miles than in March of 2007.
Read the rest: cnn.com
Subject: post this up
The guy is a war vet who lost his arm in a Helo crash while serving in Afghanistan. He’s on a break from Med School and going on tour this summer. If nothing else, shoot him a note and buy him a beer when he comes to your town.
If you read nothing else today, read this post on Daniel’s site: Prologue to the Book
Subject: Picture from France
Hi Big Jonny !
This is Pépin from the very far west of France (Britany – 2008 Tour de France 3 first stages region). I’m a real fan of DC.com, it keeps my oxford-based english up to date, and opens my french narrow Sarkozyan mind.
It would be an honor for me to see this picture in your fan pics section.
It was taken on a vetathlon race (running + MTB) in november 2007.
My club’s blog: ecbt.sport24.com