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ONE. MONTH. TO. GO!



  It’s one month to the day til the King Challenge is here, I’ve whipped up this poem, just call me Ted Shakespeare. The year 2016 is our sixth annual event. To […]

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Let’s Ride Bikes



It will be the fifth of September, the year twenty sixteen, I’m back visiting New England, it’s so lush and so green! Labor Day is nearly here thereby signalling summer’s unofficial end, […]

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Repost on this Special March 23



I wrote something similar to what you’ll find below on August 18, 2011. You see, today, March 23, is a day that lives in infamy in the King family. That was the […]

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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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(Not Quite) Business As Usual



The typical off season of a professional cyclist begins in early October and runs the length of the month. Rolling our bike to the garage corner, it quietly collects dust for a […]

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America’s Hat



Welcome to Canada! People sometimes refer to Canada as America’s Hat. I don’t believe it. I don’t stand for it. I don’t condone this behavior. I just put it into writing. Don’t […]

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Tabula Rasa



I announced yesterday that I will be retiring at the conclusion of the 2015 season. I thought it would spark a little conversation, but figured the bittersweet emotion wouldn’t start tugging at […]

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Krempels King of the Road Challenge



When we first were planning the Krempels King of the Road Challenge, I was convinced a hundred mile route was necessary to compete with all the grand fondos popping up worldwide. Now […]

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