The 2009 Tour of California is underway under some heavy conditions. Rain and gloom so thick the cameras couldn't transmit the television pictures. It made for some boring coverage on Versus today, but it could have been worse. No, wait, it couldn't have. Rock Racing has the yellow jersey. Fransesco Mancebo pulled out on a break that lasted to near the end, was caught, but out raced the two guys that had caught him, to take the win. The only good part of that was he was wearing a generic gray rain jacket so we didn't have to look at that hideous Rock Racing kit when the TV coverage finally got it's picture back. These guys just came back form blast furnace conditions in Australia to race in hard man spring classic type weather in California. The pros do earn their pay, I reckon.
Me, I finished up the spring tune-ups on the bike fleet and spent some time on the tred mill. The balky knee is holding up so far, knock on wood, and the rest of me is tip-top. Except the gut, of course, but that's a constant battle. I've got nothing going on the job front, so let's hope Obama's economic recovery plan takes hold soon. We're just barely keeping the wolves away from the door, but you can only hold them off for so long. Being over qualified sucks.