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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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A Brief History of Everything (that’s at least mildly important)



239 years ago yesterday was the Fourth of July, the birthday of our fair nation in the year 1776. From that original 4th of July in 1776, 238 years and 363 days […]

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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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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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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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