New evidence: MTB may have benefits over road

So… yea. Been a die-hard, no-knobby-tire-having, lycra-loving roadie for a while. My idea of getting dirty is road grime in the rain. But like all things, I’m open to evidence that may cause me to change my position. So – I present this counter-argument:

A 22-year-old man suffered an erection for seven weeks after a mountain bike crash. The hard-on finally subsided after two weeks of medical treatment in a hospital.

Hmmm… perhaps I stand corrected. *cough* *cough*

Update: And you thought that I had my tongue firmly placed into my cheek – check out this article. Puns abound!

New MTB Race takes place – in prison?

The First Annual Folsom Prison Race Behind Bars is scheduled to take place next month – May 15 – in Folsom CA.  The event is run by the same folks that put on the self-proclaimed ‘Greatest race series in the west’ – the Prairie City Race Series.  That lineage would suggest that this will be a successful event – both on this first running, and in the future.  That is, assuming that racing on prison grounds property doesn’t scare folks away!

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