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Template: shower, food, massage, stretch, food, sleep, rest, repeat.



Today’s edition of Paris-Nice was hard. It’s 9:30 at night as I peck away at this entry and my legs are erring on the side of sore. Thankfully for Andy, who you’ll […]

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Oh France.



France: the country that invented the Michelin star system for exceptionally fine dining and home to exquisite cuisine. Julia Child honed her craft here and brought that back to American kitchens where […]

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A Green Mountainous Pile of Excellence



When you view the world through rose colored glasses, everything is sugar and spice and optimism and bunny rabbits. Conveniently for my overall life-satisfaction level, I’m magically issued rose colored glasses when […]

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A Two’fer!



Ask anyone who knows me well and they’ll tell you that I’m very keen on efficiency. My life’s to-do list is lengthy which leaves little time for dillydallying. As professional cyclists we’re […]

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It’s Blowing Like Stink!



Epic is a strong word. I believe it should be retired outright, never to be used again. But since that’s not going to happen, I say a hundred-plus mile ride, 75% of […]

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Fuel the Fire



Eat, ride, sleep, repeat. Or so they say. No one ever asks me how much I sleep. I do, however, receive a nearly equal smattering of questions regarding how much do I […]

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Squeezing Lemonade at 2,100 Meters



From where I type this, I’m surrounded by craggy, knife-edged cliffs and simply gigantic grassy hills some 2,100 meters above sea level. I can’t help but think that this does not look […]

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Chapter four, living the dream



Let’s assess. I finished up a beautiful Tour de Suisse about four days ago. On the final day, one particular Russian on Katusha, who lacks an “e” in the name typically spelled […]

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