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Something More Than Apples and Cornflakes



Who remembers the 2011 Tour of California? If you’re drawing a blank, this might serve as a reminder. The opening stage was cancelled due to snow so rather than basking in the […]

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Reading List



There are pictures and the occasional imbedded video, but presumably you come to this blog to read something. It’ll probably occupy three to five minutes of your day and then you’re onto […]

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Hi de ho, campers!



After my final professional race, I remember my first day that it was raining and I was presented the opportunity to ride or not ride. I chose to ride. Sure, I’m the first […]

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Getting out of Dodge



Jumping in the WayWayBack Machine, I first started coming to Tucson, Arizona in the winter of the early 2000s. I did a J(anuary)-term at the UofA where my brother Robbie had just […]

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354 Days and Counting



Thanksgiving was of course last month, but with the end of the year looming large, there is a bountifully long list of things for which I’m thankful. Retirement from the WorldTour, moving across the […]

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Make Good Decisions



The bike in the foreground does not have a kickstand, unfortunately. But it is a Cannondale and is a mighty fast steed, once raced in the ProTour, in fact, so we’ll let […]

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Applying the Stoke to Cycling Since 2006



In the strange stratosphere in which cyclists dwell, it’s critical to focus on the macro. The 30,000 foot life view leaves one paying strict attention to how he or she is eating, […]

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4:30pm Dinners are My New Jam



I’m often asked how it feels to be retired. For full disclosure, cycling contracts run the calendar year, January 1 — December 31, so I’m technically still employed as a professional cyclist […]

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