About Snake

Tucson, Arizona, USA

23 thoughts on “Once it was, and will be again.

  1. is that you? when i was 30 and i stopped racing, i never thought the slide would take me this far. Now I’m 37. I live in Fresno. But I’m eyeing a comeback. Back to part-time work and living in a cool town.

  2. at 36 i’m making my comeback albeit temporary at best. and at that, i’m riding farther and faster than i think i ever have. lack of work has allowed me to enter and sack up for the OP24 SoloSS, something i’ve always wanted to give a go at.

  3. I’ll do whatever I can to help. Which often means just getting the hell out of the way. Or, working the feed.

    I can think of two mutual friends who would be very motivated to put a mark on that race. One’s been carrying a grudge for the last 15 years. The other wasn’t impressed with the attitude of some of this compatriots when he last did the event.

    Both would absolutely bury themselves.

    Oh, this is going to be fun!

  4. “Don’t call it a comeback I’ve been here for years…”
    L.L Cool J

    Knock em’ out Snake!

  5. I’m also down to work the feeds, help out in any way…drink heavily at 12,000 feet and heckle the shit out of some skinny kids
    fuck it up Snake.

  6. I’m not quite sure what’s going on here, but it seems you are contemplating some sort of return to cycling; possibly of a competitive nature. And while I am primarily a recreational/utilitarian cyclist, I wish you every success.

  7. I can think of two mutual friends who would be very motivated to put a mark on that race. One’s been carrying a grudge for the last 15 years. The other wasn’t impressed with the attitude of some of this compatriots when he last did the event.

    Both would absolutely bury themselves.

    I’ve read that over and over and over and I love it, love it, love it.

  8. Jake,

    I can help. I have been testing an experimental based approach to racing for > 50 miles like a bad ass $%#$&##@-er. It’s just a simple hypoxic-induced mitochondrial potentiater that involves fixed gear hill repeats on Sentinel Hill following hyperhydrating infusions of Tecate. We hypothesize that gear restricted hill repeats coupled with the desaturating effects of EtOH actually mimics the physiological stress of Alpe d’Huez. The model can be described as follows:

    Y = a Xb

    where Y= Leadville finishing time, a= what I refer to as an the old growth Hoosier oxidative constant, X is your fixed gear ratio, and the exponent b is the number of times you ascend Sentinel Peak from the bottom. The line describes the logarithmic relationship between Tecate combustion and fixed ratio, which correlates with Mosquito Pass domination. These data are preliminary but they indicate that you need to call me for a totally FREE consultation.

    Yours,

    A-mountain bandit

  9. JQP— very good,sir, but have you factored in the pH of the stomach juices coming out your nose? Just something to think about.

  10. Y=a Xb and lack of “the man”. this is the answer for speed ……. I’m tired of Nissan girl legs in my face, each time we purchase the latest issue.