Silver City: Jan 19th
Silver City, NM
Jan 8th – Jan 22nd
Today was a rest day, I rode for an hour and a half, but most of the guys are pretty shot, so only a few of us went out. It was a windy one today, but the nice thing about the wind is that it
On an easy day you’ve got a lot of free time, with that said, it kind of gets you to thinking. I started contemplating Silver City & what makes it tick. I mean, the place is an absolute bore, there is nothing good and nothing bad about it, the people seem to be a bunch of zombies- to put it lightly. I thought deeply on the subject and came to the conclusion that the area has a lot going for it as far as the region, culture, climate etc., but there just isn’t much there as far as entrepreneurs & educated people. Its dominated by the miners (who work at the giant copper mine outside of town), the red necks (those who work on el rancho Silverado), and the “first persons” (Mexicans… enough said). So the combined intellect of the people is relatively low, and the Mexicans love it because, well, the “love of drink & a lazy life…” no?
This just in, Ben the manager just knocked, the much anticipated Cycle Ops power tap on special order for me just came in. I can hopefully figure out how to use it ‘n stuff before the ride tomorrow (which is scheduled to be 3 hrs easy, I’m thinking I might go a little longer and harder though). By the way- these power taps retail for ~$1000!, As much as a new