Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-02-12

  • Stage 17 route board. Mando day. Time bonuses up for grabs http://t.co/dnyVXlc0 #
  • In one of the more novel collisions Adam crashed into a donkey cart today #
  • Btw if you think you ride rough roads you got nothing on Sudan. #Tda2012 #
  • @moonhead very sore, some road rash. Open wounds in this area always a concern. A bit better today. Hopefully healed by Ethiopia and climbs #
  • Longest day. Finished at 4 pm. Corrugated dirt "road" all day and hot 45C. Imagine the worst road you've ever ridden. This was worse #
  • Stage 18 route board. First day of dirt. Kinda sore knee http://t.co/v3isdOGb #
  • @moonhead glad you got in on the fun. Next year #
  • @shifra007 also told by sharita that over 40 is too old to race and should take it easy in this heat #
  • Stage 19 http://t.co/zuqQZ5ql #
  • Favorite quote aboout todays stage "It was a cheese grater to my ass" #
  • Been drinking so much soda. One of the few things u can find cold here. Seems a small step away from cigs in prison #
  • This is the road. @csailer80 hates it as much as I do http://t.co/rOzAxlCX #
  • Stage 20. Back to tarmac tomorrow http://t.co/SdVCGIxU #
  • The best shower ever. Well if you're out in the Sudanese desert. One Sudanese pound #tda2012 http://t.co/4fbM66bm #
  • Big score at todays coke stop. Orange-carrot juice. A reprieve from Pepsi #tda2012 #
  • At one point today I wondered if all my internal organs were shaking #tda2012 http://t.co/AbAco402 #
  • Stage 21. Tarmac and crossing into Ethiopia. http://t.co/oqvuRICB #
  • 3 more days to rest days in gondor http://t.co/3ToqXnNU #
  • The craft circle at work. Scuba diving to Ethiopia http://t.co/ilC0hTYX #
  • Race done at lunch. 2Nd in sprint. Raffael skipped it. Knee nearly there #
  • http://t.co/NBA3I4t2 a day of climbs to 2 days of rest #
  • So long Sudan. First cold beer on a hot day since Egypt http://t.co/qKGA8fVd #
  • Stage 22. A small climb http://t.co/oJeESOql #
  • Stage 23. The most climbing of any day on to #tda2012 Did pretty well 3rd place, need more days like this http://t.co/7fym9XEZ #
  • Happily ensconced in goha hotel in gondor ethiopia. Recovery beer check, pasta check, super long shower check #
  • @RidesAnAntique No high-5ing kids along the road. they start to expect it from every rider. Some of the later riders dont need the hassle #
  • @supertrackracer thanks chuck. having a blast (other than crashing) #
  • @GeorgeSwain glad to be of service, but honestly dirt is fun, Sudan washboard not fun #
  • @ts32camdenton glad it seems lighthearted, it has been a blast. Trying not to whinge about the little things too much #
  • @MikeGeuss thanks dude, I seem to be calling everyone dude here for some reason. My inner Jeff Spiccoli has surfaced in africa #
  • The amount of people on the roads in ethiopia is frantic, three phrases over and over "Where are you go now", "You You You…", and "Money" #
  • One rider today had stuff stolen from his saddle bag by some kids as he climbed a hill. #gottaridefast #tda2012 #
  • @dawn_waibel no it was excellent. Funny how your standards adjust #
  • @Litespeed_Bike Blog New Cross Bike Im riding across Africa in #tda2012 http://t.co/KdUfaY2u #
  • The off day mayhem has begun. Robert jamming with the dinner pianist #tda2012 http://t.co/Zb6IY09v #
  • @lolife @ChuckHermes @moonhead congrats on 10 years, sorry I'm missing the party #
  • . @BicycleDreams an excellent movie about RAAM is showing in Chicago, my friend and RAAM vet @scottraam will be there. #
  • Here's the link to the event re: Bicycle Dreams http://t.co/P2RoqUva #tooearly #
  • A few new race images from Africa thx Ian @tda2012 http://t.co/Ku18lUzZ #
  • Even on a bike trip across africa I play sysadmin for a bit to work around poor wifi router setup at hotel #
  • @GeorgeSwain be few more weeks before Kenya. Any tips? #
  • The race schedule this week. http://t.co/VNe24PM5 #
  • Stage 24 route board http://t.co/e95fhrbh #
  • The pic on this seems a little "I can make you cherry deal on this slightly used bike" http://t.co/qrBqzqVz #livinginthedesert #tda2012 #
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