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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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#600NotOn100. Who’s in?



5 days, 600 miles. San Francisco to San Diego.  That’s the bait. Read all the way to the bottom and you’ll know what I’m talking about. I heard Jens Voigt mention not long […]

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If You Build It, They Will Come



Uhh, guys, I’m over here.   Okay, now look at the camera and get pumped!   Field of Dreams is an outstanding movie. That Kevin Costner guy, yeah, I think he’s going […]

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Bikes Looks Funny in Wrapping Paper



With the glaring exception of Hanukkah, what’s the next national holiday that comes after Black Friday?* Christmas Eve, of course! (Hours of in depth research goes into every iamtedking.com post. Over the […]

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A holiday poem (and open invitation)



T’was the day before Christmas, the year two thousand one-five, Exeter’s forecast is in the sixties — a jolly day to be alive. I propose a bike ride. Meet at four Portsmouth […]

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Ketchup Effect



I learned that term today from my Norwegian teammate, Kristoffer Skjerping. Another teammate of ours here at Tour of Alberta, Tom Jelte Slagter, is experiencing the Ketchup Effect right now with two […]

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