Wednesday, November 26, 2008

The Wind Beneath My Wings

I've got zero time lately to do any interwebbing, or much of anything else besides the stuff mentioned on my last blog post. I did want to get something down today though. I just wanted to say thanks to my fellow team members. I sent them out a e-mail thank you, but I don't think that's enough.

I'm saying thanks for a couple of reasons: first being they are an awesome group of people to train, race, ride, travel and hangout with - they are top notch, first rate, the cat's meow. The other reason is of a little present of appreciation that Peter dropped off at the house yesterday.

I had ordered a set of Quatro Ti road pedals from our gracious team sponsor, Crank Brothers a while back. Peter delivered the goods and turns out the team picked up the tab for them as a gift to me as unofficial team dick-tator. It was totally unexpected and unnecessary . . . . but very appreciated.
I won't lie, it's a lot of work (not as much this year with Lenny, Tanya and Gilles stepping up to help out), but I enjoy doing it. A year or so ago when I was contemplating putting this team together I asked Curvy Butt if it was worth it and his response was, "Anything fun is worth doing." And that's what I kept as my mantra - not just for forming the team, but for training and racing, organizing races (i.e. OPRAH Turkey Time Trial) . It's all for fun.

Thanks again guys, you're the wind beneath my wings!

1 comment:

Peter M said...

Least we could do dude. Seriously. We thought of a bunch of other things but then said to ourselves, "What is the *least* we can do?" Just goes to show you that, collectively, we aren't even smart enough to figure out that doing nothing would have been the obvious answer to that question.

Hope those pedals have a long and peaceful journey in many interesting places. Good job.