It was a great time at the bicycle NATS national last Saturday, July 10. Thanks to Mike Friddell for all his efforts.
I took a few photos of the action and put them in the bike trials photo album.
Sheldon Hefler from Spot-On Event Photography has a gallery of 2004 Youth Nationals and Women’s Cup photos for sale.
Phil Baumert has alerted us to a web site with comprehensive results of last weekend’s Youth National and Women’s Cup Results.
We’ve put up a used bikes photo album with two photos for each bike (right and left-hand sides).
Dan says, “We sell quality used trials bikes and accept trade-ins and consignments. We can arrange shipping of any used bike. Prices shown do not include shipping. Other used bikes available. Contact us.”
All the bike photos in the gallery are viewable in their original, high-resolution format. Click the medium, 640 pixel-wide photos to see them.
Dan Brown has the first four photos from this week’s Youth Camp posted in the new TTC photo gallery.
7/5 update: The photos are posted in 3 versions: small thumbnails, medium (640 pixels wide) versions, and large, full-sized originals. Click on a medium to see the large, or right-click on a medium and then save the large to your PC. And you can view all the photos in a looping slideshow.
We’ve now added RSS to this weblog. What’s RSS?
It’s a radio signal for a website, most commonly used for weblogs. More technically: “Rich Site Summary (RSS) is a lightweight XML format designed for sharing headlines and other Web content. Think of it as a distributable “What’s New” for your site.” See Intro to RSS for more info.
The Newspaper Association of America site has an informative article titled Syndication Made Simple. “Just as free e-mail newsletters enable publishers to directly reach readers and promote online and in-paper content, RSS “pushes” headlines and succinct, one-sentence article descriptions to those who subscribe to the no-cost feeds.”
The other side of syndication is aggregation. Here’s an article from Wired News that explains why aggregators are all the rage: Aggregators Attack Info Overload.
This icon is the cue that we’re RSS capable. So train your aggregator to grab content from the TTC syndicated weblog.
We’re in the middle of revamping the Trials Training Center web site. Apologies for the interruptions and small glitches. For example, the eSubscriptions box on the right isn’t working yet.
Watch for postings from Dan Brown, as soon as he gets some time away from The 5th Annual AMA/NATC Youth National Championship Trial and U.S. Womens Open that’s going on today through July 4.
Expect to see more photos from the TTC like these… Soon!
Griff Wigley, Webmaster
Wigley and Associates