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“Ice Cold!”



And now, a quiz. Question 1: What’s cooler than being cool? Answer: Ice Cold. Question 2: What’s cooler than riding bikes in Vermont in June? Answer: Absolutely nothing. In an action packed […]

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I need to decompress



If I’m not mistaken, today is Tuesday May 19. I’m basking in the cool, morning southern California sun as I type this a few minutes before 7:30am. It feels like something of […]

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Power to the pedals!

Paris-Roubaix



If you’re like most cycling fans, you probably watched a bike race today. It probably took place in France and ran from roughly Paris to roughly Roubaix — although curiously, not exactly […]

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Mallorca is beautiful.

Mid-Camp check-in



Tent, check. Sleeping bag, check. Canteen, check. First aid kit, check. Multi-tool with spoon, knife, bottle opener, tire gauge, massage stick, and toothpick, check. Mallorca team camp has kicked off with a […]

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Back in Action!



After the river through Main Street quieted down some, the wind picked up something vicious here in San Luis. High desert (I think that’s what this region is characteristic of) has some […]

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I Love Fun



Mid-race, I found myself speaking with one of my American-pro-cycling countrymen somewhere this spring in the heart of Europe trying to explain the original 200-on-100. That is, riding the entire state of […]

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Long ride 6/20 -- Purty and still snowy up here.

Map Dorks Unite!



A person who makes maps is called a cartographer. I read Ken Jenning’s Maphead and he says that people who love maps are mapheads. He had a series of other names, but […]

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Every Day is an Adventure



Stage 2 of the Tour of Suisse is in the books. The race itself and each individual part was nothing exceedingly fascinating. But the entire day, especially when registered collectively and seen […]

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