Tag Archive: New experiences

Full Circle: A True Story of Love, Risk, and Bicycles.

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On Valentine’s Day 2009, I slipped on my media credential and went out to the start line for the prologue of the Amgen Tour of California in Sacramento. It was my first bike… Continue reading

Full of Surrender: Nys Goes All In.

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What happens when you take a seasoned Belgian bike racer out of the cold, rain, and mud of Europe and bring him to the arid, sunny dessert of Nevada? Amazing things unfold, indeed.… Continue reading

Musings on the Perfect Shot: You Lose Some, You Win Some. (part 2)

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Our business, by all measures, is about the infinite quest to capture the perfect shot – the ever elusive, often unattainable, highly subjective “perfect shot.” This is quite possibly one of the greatest… Continue reading

La Bellezza di Far Niente

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Imagine you travel over 4,000 miles and literally run into someone you know – in an outdoor café, in a tiny piazza, in a random hillside village. It seems unlikely but this is… Continue reading

Peer POV: Oh So Sonoko!

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I don’t think we knew Sonoko Tanaka’s name for the first two years our work overlapped. It’s a small world out there but somehow if you don’t break the ice right-off-the-bat you just… Continue reading

Newbies Don’t Wait

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Oh, just wait. That’s what media veterans of the Tour keep telling me. When I saw my first fleet of team vehicles: Oh, just wait, imagine 19 sets of those. When I lagged… Continue reading