Well Doug tagged me so I guess I'll play along. I'm always up for a little diversion from productivity. 5 things you all probably don't know about me...
1) I own a car that has run 12.7 @ 109mph in the quarter mile here in Denver. It's also a 4 cylinder with street tires and no nitrous. It also hasn't run at all in a while now along with our SCCA Street Mod autocross car.
2) Growing up my parents were divorced and I had two houses 5 miles apart. I switched houses pretty much every day to see both my mom and dad. It may be unconventional but it worked out well for our family and probably molded a lot of who I am today.
3) I graduated high school a year early and came to college as a 17 year old studying and graduating in mechanical engineering. Aside from missing out on my senior year of athletics I would do it again in a heartbeat.
4)I joined my high school swim team as a sophomore who didn't know how to swim at all but aspired to start racing triathlons. Two seasons later I swam the 100 yard butterfly in under 60 seconds, swam solid 5:30 500's and we won the Missouri State Boys swim title.
5)My first 100 mile bicycle ride was sub 5 hours. I was training with 2 older Ironman triathletes from St.Louis and they pulled me through the final 20 miles when I was shot. Then we ran 4 miles. I suppose this is how I became a ranked junior with USA Triathlon at one point.
In other news this showed up yesterday night on the porch. Anyone know what they are? Extra bonus points if you can figure out the material and/or manufacturer :)The weatherpeople are predicting anywhere from 3" to 20" of snow for the Denver area by tomorrow night. Marni said Pugsley was giggling in the basement already. If we get 20" of snow I'm building a snowcave and sleeping outside again. Either way I'll ride the Pugs to work and watch my coworkers play around on it in the snow. Should be hillarious. I got a couple nice rides in today on the SS before the snow started too. My rear Racing Ralph is almost dead but somehow I am keeping it alive with Stan's. With 2 sidewall cuts and who-knows-how-many punctures I should let it die. I really do love it here in Colorado though and I'd rather ride than swap tires.Since most of the bike community has already been tagged, I'll spread out the love a little. All you tag-ies, tell us 5 things we don't know about you.