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Fireside Chat



Toss on your smoking jacket and tweed as we first party then sit down for an intimate conversation with… ME! Allow myself to repeat the obvious: I’m retiring. But after tackling the […]

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Just 359 days to go



I got my first digital camera on my birthday in late January 2002. I did a good job of taking pictures before that but not keeping them, because keeping pictures in those […]

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Not That I Recommend Everyone Retires Immediately, But…



Cycling is a sport based on rote repetition. Pedal stroke after pedal stroke, hour after hour, day after day, year after year, a career in the sport of cycling isn’t a mistake […]

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(Not Quite) Business As Usual



The typical off season of a professional cyclist begins in early October and runs the length of the month. Rolling our bike to the garage corner, it quietly collects dust for a […]

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Bikes Are Awesome



This. And lots of it! That’s right, New England in her early autumn splendor. Seriously, if you can tell me you know a better place this time of year, I challenge you […]

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Hell Hath No Fury



Distance (and time) makes the heart grow fonder. I know I’ll miss countless aspects of cycling. I was even experiencing the monotony and herding-cattle formality of airport security a month back, I […]

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Ketchup Effect



I learned that term today from my Norwegian teammate, Kristoffer Skjerping. Another teammate of ours here at Tour of Alberta, Tom Jelte Slagter, is experiencing the Ketchup Effect right now with two […]

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Tour of Alberta



Stage 3: A win. Best Canadian rider. Points jersey. Most Aggressive rider. Good stuff boys, good stuff.   It did take a bit of mental fortitude to make it the 183km from […]

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