the loo is a grossly underrated spot for the kind of multi-tasking that involves drinking coffee, putting in contact lenses, doing the hair, flossing, and wriggling (at least ankle way) into a pair of bike shorts at 6:52 in the morning.
i even got to check facebook.
dr. mcdreamy returned to maine for more chamois and cancer awareness by bringing together a community full of fundraising taints willing to endure 15, 25, 50 or a 100 miles of chafing amongst the foliage. however, what seemed like an absolutely splendid- because it was mostly remote- idea in january fizzled into not a whole lot of pledge solicitation or saddle time come august and september. fortunately there was zero tolerance amongst our team for dropping down to the 25- let alone dropping out- for fear of being left out. one personal cheque later, and i was attaching a $200 bib number on with a nappy pin at 7am.
(i ate about $1.75 worth of high priced, high fructose corn syrup at the SAG stops).