cl9k24la asked: What size is your Gaulzetti Corsa and how tall are you?
I’m 5’11” and some fraction that rounds up to 6’, and it’s a 53. The top tube is 56cm, which allows me to get as much reach as I’d need on a squarebuilt bike, while also lowering me down a few centimeters. Really vicious position that I’ve been unable to achieve with anything else.
JPows took us on this “road” and in retrospect it was a lot of fun.
Kurt Vonnegut is kind of the literary equivalent to the Ramones or The Clash for me. Slaughterhouse Five was the first fiction to really move me, and all these years later I still find myself coming back to his work.
The internet reminds me that yesterday was the anniversary of his death. Never met him. So it goes.
“You see this?” (famous photo of a breakaway in 1951 Giro of Magni with Coppi, Bartali, Kubler, Koblet, VanSteenbergen, and Bobet).
“This is me. How could you believe I could stay behind these people? Pane e Polvere. And willpower. With the will you can do everything. Get busy. I can’t stand anyone who tells me ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’ ”
Some inspiration for the hard interval days ahead this season.