Sunday, March 27, 2011

Can't Complain

I'm looking forward, friends. First race of my season will be next Saturday and I am loving this nervous/excited feeling I am getting. I do want to race more this year and that means I will have to find challenging, exciting races to keep me going. I really hope that joining up with a team will afford me some sort of role in races we go to. Whether it's to protect a strong rider or that I'm the one going for the win, I want to step up my racing. It has been a long winter, but when is it not a long winter for anyone?

I had a very successful interview Friday afternoon. I from from Indiana, PA to Fairfax, VA, then to Manassas, VA and then back to Indiana. Of course I mentioned my drive from PA to the two that were interviewing me for two reasons. Reason #1: I was late and although I stopped home beforehand and could have left from there a bit earlier I really did not expect (remember) all the traffic that was going to hit at 3:00 in the afternoon on a Friday. I called them letting them know I would be late and they were happy to wait up. Reason #2: Again I did not mention that I stopped home first, but the fact remains that I drove 3-4 hours from PA for this interview. With all that said and done I was happy to be there and I think they were happy to have waited up. They said that I seem like I would be a very good fit with them and they were excited about my cycling experience. On top of that, they complimented my style and mentioned that I was probably the best dressed applicant they have ever had. Thank you! The job is very interesting and once I pass a drug test I will be set to start the Monday after graduation! (Here is a link to the job listing so you can see what it entails.)

With this job and racing on the weekend, I will really be getting more acquainted with the bike this summer. How perfect! Although it is a seasonal position, I will take what I can get and I would enjoy working more with them after the summer, but I guess we'll have to see about that. They have company bikes and those thing are heavy. Challenge accepted.

Anyway, I have four hours to ride and me writing this post is a bit more of my procrastination to that. It'll be on the trainer and I'm okay with that... I guess. With a race finally upon me next weekend I am a happy camper. Get a load of this...
This was my Saturday... Wake up, check weather, settle for having to ride on the trainer because it's too cold out, eat breakfast, find all the live race feeds, get everything ready for the ride, hop on, and enjoy the life I live. Thanks for reading.


  1. Good Luck on your up coming race Johnny!! WOOT!

  2. Thanks for the support, Dpat! I'll be blogging about it, no doubt!