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Monday: my Tour de France post-facto teammate analysis



Not all Mondays are created equally. There are Mondays after vacations, Mondays after a long wedding or reunion weekend; there are traditional Mondays after a standard weekend, and then there’s the painfully […]

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Part Deux. The #tourXnewengland Saga Rolls on



At last check, we were four phenomenal days into the #tourXnewengland. We had crossed many bridges — some antiquated and covered, others less majestic and more proverbial — and we were just […]

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#tourX stages, the first 2/3



Did you know that Maine is enormous? Well, it is. As in, it’s not just another state amid the tiny states that is New England, Maine is like having a slightly smaller […]

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Montage



Have you ever had the scintillating luxury of trying Sriracha peas? They’re a bit like wasabi peas, but coated in spicy Sriracha. As you’d guess they’re shades of red rather than shades of […]

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I’m back baby



Distance makes the heart grow fonder. So I’m told, anywho. By that logic, one would assume that a greater distance makes for greater fondness. Conveniently Dirty Kanza is billed as 200 miles, but […]

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Gravel is Dead. Long Live Gravel!



The lyrical genius that was Yogi Berra connected words together like the crisp connection of a wooden bat to a leather baseball. No one comes here anymore, it’s too crowded. That’s a […]

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Tours of California



While the Amgen Tour of California was spinning its way the length of the Golden State last week, the Ted King Tour of California was equally riveting, albeit with ever so slightly less […]

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Something More Than Apples and Cornflakes



Who remembers the 2011 Tour of California? If you’re drawing a blank, this might serve as a reminder. The opening stage was cancelled due to snow so rather than basking in the […]

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