8.20.2007

Almost home. One plane ride from kissing my lady and hugging my bed.


The weekend ended up as well as it could have, on top. I don't exactly remember what all happened but I do know it felt amazing. Hopefully I will get a few pictures up soon. Man it was awesome to have my dad there to give a huge hug to. He's been there sense day one and it's killer to show him that he didn't waste his time and energy over the years. It was really awesome to see that look in his eyes right after the race. I'm actually surprised that he didn't smack me over the head before the hug after locking the keys in the car right before the start. Thanks to the local PD for helping him get the keys out of the car.

I've felt nothing like it.



Podium



Time for some rest, my body definitely needs it and my head could use a break too. A few days off the bike and visit some friends Then got to put some long days on the bike before Missouri.

Ahh another plane ride.

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

WAY TO GO PORK RIND!

Olaf Vanderhoot said...

locked the keys in the car?

bwaaahahahaa...


same ole' DHolla.


congrats brudda. get focused on the rest of this year. there's gold in them thar hills.

jAndy donka-donk said...

damn......

now I will never be able to talk you into training during the winter....

is a nice treat after the long European vacation....

Anonymous said...

Hey Danny,
That is very good of you to thank your dad. He is an ideal father and coach
and he is a friend and help to everyone at the track.

Even if you only won norcal medals or nothing, neither of your time would be wasted. Its all good--lessons through cycling.

Brian Peterson said...

Awesome. Congrats Daniel.

PROMANgirl said...

It was awesome too see in the flesh! Hooptie, shelley and i cried! awesome achievement! Kudos to the tireless Ruggy!
see you at the track!
niki

T. Marie said...

daniel!
NICE WORK!! It was so exciting to hear that you won yesterday. good luck at missouri!
~ tracie n

Auffderbach said...

Daniel,

RIGHT ON!!!

I met you at Darryl Smith's during
Wente weekend and must say that was
something special to mention your Pops.

I know that many of us wonder if our juniors really understand what
all their parents have invested in
them. Win, lose or draw, it's worth
it wether there's mention or not...
sometimes though, it's nice to be
recognized.

Way to go and huge props!

Scott (Micah's dad)

Miller said...

I was happy I was there to witness it and give you a hug!! Lunch on me this week playa...

PAB(a.k.a.CID) said...

congrats, to both you and your dad. glad he was there to share the moment with you. that is very special.

wear that jersey well.

Jules said...
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Jules said...

AWESOME!!!!!!!! Thrilled to hear that you won. CONGRATS! Hope to see you while you're home for 28 seconds to congratulate you in person. -Julie & Tim

Anonymous said...

Fuckin' stellah foobstick! Stars and stripes all next year! Booyah achieved!
-eric

yeah yeah said...

congrats D-Ho! that's friggin awesome!

Did you get your ho ho's in the feed zone b4 the sprint?

See ya at the track....dy

broxster said...

Awesome Daniel - congratulations!

Anonymous said...

Give us some srm numbers from the sprint.

Steve said...

SICK! True playa for real. Way to make the leap. And how cool was it to have Ruggy there to witness it. Would have paid to see Ruggy's expressions! He's definitely your PR man! CONGRATS to the entire family!!!

Hooptie said...

Clearly this will make the victory solute of the week.

Kurt Gensheimer said...

Right on Daniel! Congratulations! I just found out from Hooptie. Really proud of you, dude. Representin' NorCal propa-like! Good thing that old man Tilford didn't beat you. I mean damn, he's your dad's age!!

YbsisKaren said...

As many of your friends are proud of you - your extended family is as well. We've been there from the beginning of your wheel spinning and am glad we can call you one of US. I know what it's like to have your DAD be proud of you - it's steller. Congrats. YBSIS Karen

veloandvino said...

Just awsome!!!!!!!

Looking forward to seeing that new jersey!!!

hutch

Jun said...

Congrats, Daniel!! You rock!!