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Rte 100

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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°F = (°C x 9/5) + 32



I am freshly back from logging two weeks in the Belgian arctic, where spring has not yet sprung and Flanders is still wallowing in her natural frigid climes. While I was amid […]

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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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Heck, Why Not?!



Perché no? just recently became ¿Por qué no? Actually, correct that, it became Per què no? Those translations, all of which read Why Not?, are Italian, next Spanish, and lastly the wild child […]

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Tips from Ted



I like to pretend I know a thing or two about this bike riding thing. I’m paid real dollars (well, Euros rather, but those are then converted to dollars) in exchange for […]

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