My Head Hurts…

Because my brain is working quadruple time.  Just when you thought it was impossible, I had another brilliant idea.  The astute blog reader will realize that my darling wife had a tough go of it at last weeks cross race.  My idea is that this week, she should race and I can watch the kids, and then we’ll switch.  I know, I know, brilliant.  If you are questioning why I am posting this to the blog, rather than just asking her if she wants to race, there are a couple reasons for this tactic:

1).  Face-to-face she will come up with logical arguments such as not having ridden in forever, not having raced in 10 years, and never having raced off-road (or track).

B).  The support of the online community may be enough to sway her into actually doing it, though I doubt it. 

Anyway, if so inclined, contribute your support to this plan in the comments.  Otherwise, stay tuned for more brilliance.

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12 thoughts on “My Head Hurts…

  1. Wow… Look at the outpouring of support!!

    Why do I get the feeling there will be swift kick to the groin waiting for me at home?

  2. Sweet. I will take off my protective cup then.

    Also, AH, yeah, I meant she has not raced off of road or track type surfaces. Like on dirt. She has not done that.

  3. I haven’t raced off the road either. It’s actually kind of tempting for me to come out and cross race if I knew Kelly would be going for it for the first time as well. Too bad I have to work this weekend…

  4. I’ve been doing a lot of it lately, so I think of myself as something of an authority on this stuff… Work is overrated.

  5. I, too, might be pursuaded to try a Cross race — was thinking of the Nov. 15 race at wheeler to be specific — if only I had a cross bike or if there was a bike that fit a tall dude such as myself out there waiting to be borrowed or loaned out . . .

  6. Does it always have to be about you? We are forming a support group for Kelly here… Just kidding, but seriously, I don’t know any tall guys with cross bikes. Sorry. Oh wait… As long as it is back to it’s clean and pristine condition (hahaha) before 1:00, that’d work.

  7. Well I certainly think a woman’s place is at a bike race, so I think your better half — your words, not mine — would enjoy the hour or two of mud. I’d even be willing to bring an extra cowbell for your daughters to ring. Careful, though, it’s a Toyota-United cowbell and that team just went the way of the Phonak squad so …

    As for me, the Men’s C race starts at 9:30 or some unholy early time like that. So I’d have plenty of time to run it through the car wash across the street.

  8. Oh sure, I leave, find myself quickly replaced from the announcing gig that I started and now you AND the wife start racing? Typical. And no, this does not count as an official comment, because I can’t e-flame you over email and have it reach the public forum I want. So I’m still not commenting on your blog until you take down that picture. So there!

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