A Day in Marseille

A Day in Marseille

Jamie and I spent the day exploring Marseille today. Cécile was going to join us but was not feeling well and returned to Lyon in the morning leaving the boys to take on the city by themselves. And so we did. The first thing on our list was a hike up to the Notre Dame...
Roadside at the TDF

Roadside at the TDF

Today we were roadside at the Tour de France in Marseille. Cécile, Jamie, and I took the very early train down from Lyon to Marseille this morning so that we could see the race up close and personal for another year. It’s something we’ve done for the last...
Orica: What Happened?

Orica: What Happened?

Picture this. You’re a rider in a nine-person break with a clear gap to the chasers and an uninterested peloton nearly ten minutes back. The winner is going to come from this group and you know, the rest of the group knows it, and even the chasers know it in...
Summer Rain

Summer Rain

I woke up to a phone displaying a new automated task on my Todoist list for the day: bring an umbrella – it’s going to rain. Thumbs up for the automation kicking in nicely, but thumbs down for the weather? Nah, not at all. In fact, the light rain I was...
Rat Race

Rat Race

I didn’t think that yesterday’s effort on Fourviere was all that hard on my legs but, nonetheless, when I got out of bed this morning I felt a little soreness in my legs. Not a lot, mind you, just a little, and I took it as a reminder that sometimes...