Dale had an exciting celebrity encounter last weekend! He went to Floyd Landis’s book signing on Michigan Ave. last week. Floyd won the Tour de France last year and is in a battle to keep the title; he’s been accused of doping, an accusation he stridently denies.

Dale arrived early and got a great seat to meet one of his bike-riding heroes.

Floyd and Dale–so cute and nerdy!

Dale had a hard time getting this picture. Everyone–including the pro photographers in his midst–was calling Floyd’s name. Dale hollered out, “Floyd! You have dreamy eyes!” and Floyd looked over and stared at Dale like he was deranged.

Later Dale had Floyd sign his book: To Dale. You have dreamy eyes! Floyd.

Edited to add: Dale read the book and thoroughly supports Floyd’s fight to be the rightful winner of last year’s Tour de France!