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A Green Mountainous Pile of Excellence

When you view the world through rose colored glasses, everything is sugar and spice and optimism and bunny rabbits. Conveniently for my overall life-satisfaction level, I’m magically issued rose colored glasses when […]

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A Two’fer!

Ask anyone who knows me well and they’ll tell you that I’m very keen on efficiency. My life’s to-do list is lengthy which leaves little time for dillydallying. As professional cyclists we’re […]

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It’s Blowing Like Stink!

Epic is a strong word. I believe it should be retired outright, never to be used again. But since that’s not going to happen, I say a hundred-plus mile ride, 75% of […]

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That Other Race in July

The 200 not on 100. Or #200NotOn100 if you’re into Twitter vernacular. Remember it, follow it, and mark it on your calendars – July 28. Oh, that image has a canny resemblance […]

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Fuel the Fire

Eat, ride, sleep, repeat. Or so they say. No one ever asks me how much I sleep. I do, however, receive a nearly equal smattering of questions regarding how much do I […]

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Photojournalism in Chianti

The Dolomites are sweet. So is Chianti. After last week’s brief four day venture to the northern reaches of Italy, I swung through home in Lucca, enjoyed Taco-Tuesday(-on-Friday) with some friends, thereby […]

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Squeezing Lemonade at 2,100 Meters

From where I type this, I’m surrounded by craggy, knife-edged cliffs and simply gigantic grassy hills some 2,100 meters above sea level. I can’t help but think that this does not look […]

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Chapter four, living the dream

Let’s assess. I finished up a beautiful Tour de Suisse about four days ago. On the final day, one particular Russian on Katusha, who lacks an “e” in the name typically spelled […]

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