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256km tomorrow on the Ronde. Actually 256.9km plus probably a few kilometers neutral, so let’s call it a cool 260. Not wanting to overdo it, we went for a very chill ride […]

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KKotRC VIP Timmy Duggan, yours truly, and Dad talk about how awesome the Krempels King of the Road Challenge just was

3,287 days. But who’s counting.



Yesterday, 3/23/2012 was E3-Harelbeke, a WorldTour pro ass bike race (to use NYVelocity vernacular). This rapidly raced bicycle lap around Belgium kicks off the biggest of the northern Belgian Classics thereby planting […]

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Just another day in the life



Italian living isn’t all about truffle infused risotto and cappuccinos. It’s not always rolling Tuscan hills taken straight from a postcard, adorable little Fiat Cinquecentos, and bottomless grappa. Everyone once in a […]

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A Red, White, and Blue Breakfast



Ask any American cyclist what they miss most about living in Europe and you’ll hear the echoing repitition. Nearly always jumping around the subject of food, without fail the list will include […]

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A Lesson in Futility



An appropriate subtitle to the title above would read, “Running (Italian) Errands”. Allow me to preface this post by acutely pointing out that having now lived in Italy for more than a […]

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Wait… so what happened?!



That whole trip to the UK last weekend for a Red Bull sponsored, 170 meter in length, uphill bike race came and went like a blur. Before I knew it, I had […]

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Going up?



Allow me to be the first to welcome myself to England. Welcome to England, Ted! Or as the locals say, “Welcome to England, Ted!” Thanks England, it’s a pleasure to be here. […]

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TUSB comes of age



Never content, Goldilocks was ultimately mauled by bears. While Voltaire could have taught Ms. ‘locks the same lesson with the sage line, Perfect is the enemy of good, no one seems to […]

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