Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Bike Game Dates

Here it is:

Date Event Location

March 30th GSC 1, Macon, GA (Arrowhead)??
April 6th SERC 2, Tsali, NC
April 13th GCS 2, Columbus, GA
April 27th Greenbrier Challenge, Frederick, MD
May 4th SERC 4 Ducktown, TN
May 17th 12 Hrs of Tsali, NC
May 18th Stump Jump, Spartanburg, SC??
May 25th SERC 5 Farmington, GA
June 1st Bump and Grind, Pelham, AL
June 8th GSC 5 Ellijay, GA
June 15th SERC 6 Clemson, SC
June 22nd GSC 6 TBA
June 29th SERC 7 Chattanooga, TN (Raccoon Mountain)
July 12-13th NMBS 5 Windham, NY
July 20th US National Championships Mt. Snow, VT
July 26-27th SERC 9 Fontana, NC
August 3rd GSC 8 Macon, GA (Pig Trail)??
October 24th-26th Collegiate National Championships

So that's what I'm doing this year, awesome huh?
Some I'm not quite sure yet and they have question marks beside them if you couldn't figure that out.

I will also be doing several colleigate MTB races in the fall and I do not have those races yet so...
I might hit up some Greenville road races like last year, I will let you know what's going down before the date in question.

I've got some other stuff to get done right now so...Jackass 2.5 sucks

Never, ever watch it.


Thursday, February 14, 2008

Scotty Up

Hey I was going through some old papers in my desk and found some stuff I wrote in Scotland and forgot to publish. This was written I either just before or just after my race. Here goes:

Finally I got some time to myself . Well, sort of. Steven, Ethan and I are chilaxing in our room. Steven is reading a book for class and E is listening to his ipod. So I somewhat have some time of own. Let me go back to the subject of having three people in one room.

First off, there is no clock. So we have to set our watches to the right time to get up. Second, for some reason the Brits don't use wash cloths. They gave us three towels and three things like you step on when you get out of the shower, but we have two sheets that are made for that purpose. I can't think of anything else about that so I'll move on.

The dinning. The dinning room is pretty swank. They have multiple forks and spoons and knives to use. Knowing which one to use at the right time is the key. That's about all the good things about the dinning. For breakfast if you don't get there by 9:00am sharp, you don't eat. Period.
For shouwa. Actually when I did get up in time to eat this morning (Wensday) it was the best meal I had over there. Second, wait....you don't get seconds, at all. The first day was a sandwich and bowl of soup.

Oh yeah all the food, except for some of the soups, have absolutely no taste. The chicken we had last night was skinned and cooked. No spices, no seasoning, just chicken. The waitresses (by the way the waitresses are fairly good looking and handle everything perfectly, they would probably pick you nose if you asked them to) gave us pasta and then asked us (like we were crazy if we did) if we wanted sauce on the chicken. Unlike previous worlds where they had buffets this was a full fledged Scottish restaurant, catering, and I don't even know what serving team.

Back to the room for a moment. Now think about this for a second. You have three college age guys. One room. Got it? Dose it seem like a good idea to give them one key to the room? No it's a terrible idea. By Wednesday we had been locked out of our room four times.

The Junior and U23 girls raced today. I don't know how the U23 chicks did, but both juniors were in the top 20. That's pretty good. I've got my race tomorrow. I feel pretty good but I have no idea how the race will plan out so I'm shooting for 1st for 2nd American. Have fun in the states and be thankful for your washcloths.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Still Alive

For those of you who don't know, I have just returned from my death bed. Not really. I'm sure that's what Chapy thought though. From Wednesday afternoon to lunch time on Friday I only came out of my dorm room once. I got da flu. It sucked. Let's leave it at that.

In other news, I signed with Fox Racing Shox and they are hooking me up with some sick forks. I also came home this weekend to visit the parents and watch Dad eat his blue berry cobbler right off his salsa and chips. Awesome.

Ah, that was the other thing I was going to tell you. Many people have been asking me what is up with the whole "Rush Limbaugh is a Real Man" thing. Last year when Tasha and I were driving to or from (can't remember which) a race in Florida we saw a bill bord with the saying on it. The funny part about it is that it was totally cereal. It was like one of thoes God one's where it reminds you that you have to hang out at his house, which is lame-no beer, no food, and no strippers; before you go to the "game" which is even worse. Don't even get me started on football. Football is like having your eyelids chafed, it's like...nevermind.

Anyway, because Rush Limbaugh is one of the biggest PABs I that I've never met, I figured that anyone who thinks that he's a "real man" probably had some trouble passing the Georgia High School Graudation Tests. So now it's my slogan. And I will add him to my growing list of Really Strange People I Don't Like. He fits in just behind professors, but above other radio talk show hosts-that's a pretty big area, I need to narrow it down a bit.

More news, I have a new friend! Yay! I just found out that he is a deciated reader of my blog-I hope-and a really nice guy in person. Everybody knows him, he lives in Colorado and he travels all over the world. Say hello to.....Towlie!

That's all for now. I'll probably write some more soon, but I need to pack up and drive back to the 828 tonight.