Waking Up

by Rant December 11, 2014

Wow. Had no idea that I’ve been gone from this space for almost six months until I stopped by to check something in WordPress for a friend. I was going to post a video of the Tour going by my grandparents’ house in Leeds back in July, after one of my cousins sent me his […]

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Hello? Is Anybody Home?

by Rant June 19, 2014

Yep, it’s been a while. A long while. Even longer than the last interval between posts — I think. Sorry folks. Haven’t really known what to say. There’s a whole lot going on. But at the same time, it’s a whole lot of the same old, same old. Lance Armstrong keeps trying to outmaneuver his […]

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Progress Update

by Rant April 6, 2014

Getting a bit quiet in these parts. I haven’t inhabited this space for more than a couple of months now. Time flies, I guess. Six months ago today, on a day with similar weather (minus the morning rain), I went out for what I thought would be a nice fifty-mile circuit of one of my […]

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Getting More “Hip” By The Day

by Rant January 27, 2014

It’s about time I put something new out, isn’t it? Yesterday was 16 weeks since my accident, and I’m doing better. For the last two weeks, I’ve been able to put 50% weight on my right leg (that’s 50% of my body weight, or an equal distribution of weight on both legs if I stand […]

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More Hip Tales

by Rant December 7, 2013

Two months into my recovery from a broken hip, I’ve learned a few things. First, even though my hip got pinned back together, and even though you might have heard that it takes 6 to 8 weeks for a bone to heal, sometimes it takes a whole lot longer. I had my 8-week follow-up visit […]

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Four Years to Life

by Rant November 16, 2013

Athletes who are doping better hope that if they get caught, it happens sometime between now and the beginning of 2015. Why? Because in just over a year, the ban for a first doping offense will double — from the current two years to four years. So what will that accomplish? Well, as an Associated […]

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