Everything you need to know before attempting LA's most challenging bike race.
For cryin' out loud, people., how to take the fun out of FUN. Any old day, you can throw together a pb and J sandwich; grab a thermos of beverage of choice and a bag of M&Ms and go for a ride on your bike. Of course, if you are trapped in the contemporary fuss-budget ethic, you'll have to get hand-ground cashew butter from Bristol Farms; locally sourced boysenberry jam from that cute little place near Monterey; 12-grain bread that was kneaded by a trio of aspiring starlets; and a bag of only the green M&Ms culled by underpaid but on-the-way-up synth stars. If I believed in god, I'd thank Her for having me born in 1940 and putting me in North Beach in 1960, to say nothing of southside Chicago a few years later.