the ball whisk

February 2, 2009

CX on front page of yesterday’s de Volkskrant

Filed under: cross — groenefee @ 9:49 am

J. Here’s your nod on a national level to your current obsession.

Vos on the cover of yesterday’s de Volkskrant, enjoy.

Vos' Victory

Vos' Victory

November 9, 2008


Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 10:38 pm

careful what you ask for (cross weather and an epic course, for instance) cause you just might get it. man, just when I thought I was gonna start getting better, I discover a whole new world of suckage.



and proof that I was there:


October 21, 2008

Jingle Cross Partay

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 10:00 pm

A little bit o fun in iowa city

any event that has a site that grotesquely beautiful has got to be good. word here is that its the grand finale of the season. I am workin on closing the deal on “we’re in.” y’all are, of course, invited.

October 20, 2008

race face is back

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 9:57 am

and finally finds its home:

Turns out that it’s perfect for when you’re shoving the guy who just crashed out of your way in a sandpit.

October 10, 2008

2 days, 2 cx races. Discuss please.

Filed under: cross, VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 6:43 pm

Badger Prarie in Verona is the 18th, Crosstoberfest is in Carpentersville on the 19th. What I see is two days of cross racing in a row with beer provided. Who’s in? We’re thinking of renting a car for the weekend.

Comon’ y’all: this could beat our record of comments on a post. I can feel it.

BTW, I’m rockin the Empella fork and have my eyes SHARPLY peeled for some tubs. I may ask for some pick-up assistance on the heliums.

September 29, 2008

lookin’ tomorrow

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 10:24 pm

Potential new hup hup machine for team-K:

Redline at the PS

(yes, A is contemplating the Redline that santa never brought me)

September 25, 2008

Lance spelunks in the pain cave

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 11:55 am

Lance raced Cross Vegas

Money quote: “Armstrong, after a strong start, faded as the laps wore on and finished outside the top 20.”

Ah, the alka-selzter approach, very wise of Mr. Armstrong.

September 20, 2008

Hup fuckin hup

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 6:41 pm

Bike is tuned, kit is clean, race bag is packed, and a cold belgian is in hand. It could be 20 degrees colder, but no matter. Game On. Cross begins tomorrow.


August 19, 2008

CX vids

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 10:05 pm

Watching good belgian cross races is fine entertainment. Get your fill on crosstube.

If you see nothing else, be sure to check the tribute to Sven Nys.

(and yes there does seem to be a rule that cross vids have to be set to crappy music. I feel a calling to do a series set to Sigur Ros)

August 18, 2008

You’re the Egg Master

Filed under: cross — quietglow @ 9:34 am

BSNY has formulated a master CX strategy.

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