Posts Tagged ‘Stationary trainer’

I hear the trainer comin’ …

November 23, 2013

… to drive me round the bend,
and I ain’t seen the sunshine since I don’t know when. …

‘Shoot’ is ‘shit’ with two o’s

November 21, 2013

The writing’s on the wall … er, deck.

Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later. A guy can’t expect to go rolling around Colorado in shorts and short sleeves all the doo-dah day. Not in November, anyway.

Looks like it’s either poop or a chance of poop for the foreseeable future, with plenty of wind to keep things interesting. The ol’ crystal ball shows a trainer ride in my future, along with the spirited use of various synonyms for “poop.”

What is the sound of one wheel spinning?

January 2, 2011

The sound of one wheel spinning

The Cateye tries to hypnotize me. Didn't work.

Zen, Zen, Zen, Zen. I heard that for an hour yesterday as I rode the Cateye trainer in my office.

Or I would have, if I hadn’t had the iPod cranked up to 11. Led Zep’, Elvis Costello, Allman Brothers, Eric Clapton and the great Les McCann-Eddie Harris tune, “Compared To What,” recorded live at the 1969 Montreaux Jazz Festival.

That sucker sure makes the wheels go round faster, despite the dualism of the trainer, aboard which which one seems to be both asleep and working at 114 beats per minute.