Mmmmm, Cycling Shorts

January 7, 2015

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The Tour de France is now only seven months away and I’m waxing poetic about the buzz of gears while cyclists fly up and down European roads. In my own world, I’m thinking how thankful I am when I go for a short ride at the gym – 19 degrees […]
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TDF 2014 Predictions

July 10, 2014

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You know what’s easy to do? Yes, make a prediction on the outcome of an event AFTER the event has started. But in the Tour de France, that isn’t always a benefit. I was poised to write this article yesterday – before Stage 4 – and my choices were all […]
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Fuel, Old Equipment, the TDF and Musings

May 2, 2014

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The last time I was on a bike was about two years ago. I don’t count the times I’ve been on my scooter or the scant few times I’ve taken a bike out for a jaunt. I’m talking about a full-on bike ride. Miles underneath the tires, dirt under the […]
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Stage 20 and beyond – 2013 Tour de France recap

July 20, 2013


OK, I know the Tour is 21 stages, but for all intents and purposes it ends when stage 20 finishes. So, here’s my top-10 recap for the 100th edition of the Tour de France. I welcome your thoughts and guest posts on any other cycling events or news around the […]
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A Different Style of Watching the Tour this Year – 2013TDF

July 14, 2013

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In some ways, I’ve been spoiled. I’ve attended four Tours de France in person. I’ve recorded and watched innumerable others on TV and online. This has been possible because I run my own business and my schedule is oft-times very flexible. Not this year. As you’ll notice, I’ve written only […]
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Ted King DQ – 2013 Tour de France Commentary

July 3, 2013


If you watch cycling, and specifically the Tour de France, you at least have a rudimentary understanding of what goes on within the race. But one rule you usually only see enforced on the big mountain stages later in the race knocked American Ted King out of the TDF yesterday. […]
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