Saturday, October 20, 2007
Ideal Conditions... for a DUCK!
I am a graduate of the University of Oregon... which makes me a Duck... but come ON! It has been raining like CLAZY! Alright, alright... I know I live in the Pacific Northwest but this rain is putting a serious damper (pun intended) on any riding I may want to do... at least outdoor riding... so it's the trainer for me! YAY! JOY! RAPTURE! I'm in the process of building the mac daddy "tri-cave". You know the one, plasma screen, DVD, PS3, kegerator, urinal. Actually its a corner in the garage where I squeeze my bike amongst all the crap I neglected to clean up during the '07 tri-season b/c I was too busy with training and racing.
I'm on total daddy duty this weekend. K has some previously scheduled commitments that last all day BOTH today and tomorrow. Of course I've known this for months... and neglected to assemble the Baby-sitter Army to watch the tres ninos in order to get some training in. Eh... all that means is that I have to do it early in the am or later in the pm... but did I get up this morning? Nooooooo... so tonight it is!
So here's a quandry. I need a road bike. Right now all I've got is my TREK tri-bike and I need something that I can take out on group rides as well as in the sloggy muck of the Eugene winters. Try convincing your spouse that you need ANOTHER bike... it's complicated. I may end up using a friends roadbike. Ebay? Craig's List? I need advice here. I simply don't want to drop a ton of coin on a bike right now.
Could I whine any more? Probably.
Posted by TRI-ROB