Category Archives: provocative

Last minute admonishments and exhortations – looking for that perfect taper

So here we are again, at the pointy end of the year and destiny* beckons. As you tuck into the Xmas pudding and nurse your NYE head, your thoughts will naturally be drawn to the XmasEpic. “Have I put enough … Continue reading

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Due Preparations for the Ride

So many hills to climb, so little time. Now being only 10 weeks out from the xmasepic2010, it is time to get on the bike. Or for some of you, its time to actually get a bike. The North Coast … Continue reading

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The Handpresso

The XmasEpic Collective faces difficult choices in the near future, and none have such far-reaching repercussions than those that lead to the possibility of caffeine withdrawal. I am happy to announce that a special bike pump espresso machine has been … Continue reading

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