‘Tweener Season

Posted by on Dec 1, 2011 in Outdoor | 6 Comments

Cyclocross isn’t officially over. But it will be soon. There are still mountain bike trails dry enough to ride. And a few ski resorts are open. But winter is lagging. And so is the energy and enthusiasm for… well, everything. Everything except sleeping. I suppose that a long season of ski touring, bike racing, and keyboard plunking has reached it’s natural (and belated) terminal.

I’m tired.

As I should be. As you should be.

But I’m hopeful. About 2012 (unless the Mayans were right), this space, and other ambitions and lofty plans occupying my brain.

In the meantime, we’re all enduring this ‘tweener season. Not cycling season. Not ski season. And while that the seasonal indecision can cause an agitated unrest, it is a needed, appreciated time of reset, recovery, and reflection.




  1. Ed
    December 1, 2011

    The Mayans did not predict implicitly nor explicitly that the world would end in 2012. That is a misconception propagated by late night talk shows (i.e. Coast to Coast AM) and other end-of-world doomsayers.


    “Misinterpretation of the Mesoamerican Long Count calendar is the basis for a New Age belief that a cataclysm will take place on December 21, 2012. December 21, 2012 is simply the day that the calendar will go to the next b’ak’tun. ”


    • Grizzly Adam
      December 1, 2011

      I was being facetious with my comment, but I appreciate the added details.

  2. Ed
    December 2, 2011

    I know, I was being a wiseguy. Coincidentally, in this morning’s NYT’s:



    • Grizzly Adam
      December 4, 2011


      We need to get together some time Ed. It’s been far too long!

  3. Ed
    December 5, 2011

    Camp Lynda 2012 – maybe?


    • Grizzly Adam
      December 5, 2011

      I’m planning to be there!

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