Gent-Wevelgem course we were still building wheels (!), gluing tires, and assembling bikes, I really don't think they believe me. But it's no exaggeration. Before I clipped in for that first day of riding, which would stretch out to almost 9 hours, I'd been on my new bike for a 5 minute ride around the parking lot. After a couple Jupilers it seemed like not the worst idea in the world. I wish I could blame it on youthful naivete." />

Stoepid Memories, pt. 2

When I tell people about Stoepid Week, and that less than 24 hours before we started riding 135+ wind-buffeted miles of the Gent-Wevelgem course we were still building wheels (!), gluing tires, and assembling bikes, I really don’t think they believe me. But it’s no exaggeration. Before I clipped in for that first day of riding, which would stretch out to almost 9 hours, I’d been on my new bike for a 5 minute ride around the parking lot. After a couple Jupilers it seemed like not the worst idea in the world. I wish I could blame it on youthful naivete.

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