Tour de Blue? The Blue Ridge Parkway is more than just a bike ride.
Because we (I) know what big brothers are all about...

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IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR CHILDREN!  BEFORE CONTINUING, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW!!!

 Extremely Important Public Service Announcement!



DAY 3 - Tuesday October 5 - Mile marker... WE NEED ENCOURAGEMENT NOW!!  SEND EMAIL TO ERIC : thonman@usa.net
TO HANS: hans.bernhardt@erols.com
Granted we may not be able to read it any time soon as we count wooly bears for 80 miles a day... but your continued support is desperately needed to help our aching legs along.  WE ARE BEHIND!  HELP!
Incidentally the Wooly Bear Count is at 12... live ones.





THE HISTORY OF BIKING, PART 1

Children, This is Grandfather Mountain.  He is  going to tell you a story.  Hit is Grandpa!!
OK Kids,  you see like millions and millions of years ago, there were the ancestors of man.  These guys were called...


CHROME ALLOY MAGDON MAN

You see these guys were the strongest examples of darwinian biking prowess this side of the missippi... even though they did not have bikes yet.  That required a brilliant invention...
 


THE WHEEL

From that point forward, things progressed, and soon Chrome Alloy Magdon man was doing...
 


THE TOUR DE BONE

A grueling ride across the prehistoric rough terrain of mountains, swamps, and hostile aggressive drivers on I495 in the DC Metro Area.  So what did our fearless ancestors eat to keep their energy up for days and days of non-stop riding?
 


 
 

Let's catch a glimpse of a Chrome Alloy Magdon man performing the sacred pre-Tour de Bone torch juggling ritual...
 


 

He is using prehistoric baby rubber chickens.  Yes the baby's are quite large.   They are .. well... prehistoric.  And the parents are very bi... OH OH... HERE COMES TROUBLE!
 

ATTACK OF THE KILLER GIANT RUBBER CHICKEN!

Looks like Poppa Rubber Chicken ain't very happy!


 

What can our fearless heros do to defend themselves against this primitive terror that would turn them into rubber chicken scratch?!?!?!

Notice the early development of the innate "fight or flight" biological response.
Our boys here have chosen to fight!  GO BOYS!
Make Jessie the Chrome Alloy Magdon body Ventura proud!!!
And the winner is...
 
 


 

Why, uh.. thank you Gradpa Mountain for that... uh... illuminating and  historically correct as a Disney film insight into the history of bikers.

Stay tuned for tomorrows continuing adventures of ...

(get echo special effects machine ready here)

Tour de Wedgie


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