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Aug 19, 2005
Dodgeball: Brought It

It never fails that on the day before leaving on vacation, today, the work world takes the gloves off and gives me a good ol’ fashioned, bare-knuckled beat-down. I’m sure my nose is bleeding, and I’m developing some sort of butt rash from not leaving my chair in the past eight hours.

the mighty onesThat reminds me of the fun we had competing in Backpacker Magazine’s Dodgeball tourney. We thought we brought our "A-Game," but we actually brought "A-Pretty-Lame-Game."

We lost the first match, won

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Aug 10, 2005
Dodge This, Outdoor Industry!

One may wonder why I am oh, SO looking forward to this year’s Summer Outdoor Retailer show—more than ever before.
One weird word: Dodgeball.

Uh-huh. Thanks to someone’s obvious error in judgment, we’ve been invited to compete in Backpacker’s Outdoor Retailer Dodgeball Challenge.

In the past, we’ve staffed our OR booth with folks who know the Clif goods inside and out. This year, there are a few more requirements on the staffing list.


  • Can’t catch to save your life?

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Aug 2, 2005
Minden or Bust

This past weekend we headed up to Minden, Nevada for the Master’s District Crit Championships.

 

It was hot - like an evil oven that tricks you to reach inside for a warm homemade cookie then quickly gobbles you whole.  Yup, it was hot just like that.  We were drinking lots of water & CLIF SHOT Electrolyte drinks.  Even popped a soda at one point.  Didn’t want a full-out effort to be thwarted by an untimely cramp.  In the crowded heat, on a truly fantastic course, I was finally able

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Jul 8, 2005
Dave Zabriskie Is The Man

By now you’re well aware that Dave Zabriskie went down in the Team Time Trial at the Tour on Tuesday morning. My stomach twisted as I watched Dave hit the ground, his chances of spending more time in yellow sliding away alongside him. Ouch, in so many ways.

 

Dave and the CSC squad were on their way to posting the best time of the day when something happened – a touch of wheels, a bump of the fence, whatever it was it was bad and down went Dave. Man, bike racing can be brutal.

 

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Jul 6, 2005
Dave Zabriskie is The Man

By now, we all likely are well aware that Dave Zabriskie went down in the Team Time Trial at the Tour on Tuesday morning. My stomach twisted as I watched Dave hit the ground, his chances of spending more time in yellow sliding away alongside him. Ouch, in so many ways.

Certainly this morning didn’t go as Dave and the CSC squad had hoped or planned. They were on their way to posting the best time of the day when something happened – a touch of wheels, a bump of the fence, whatever it

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