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The Time Crunched Cyclist, 2nd Edition

I’m skimming Chris Carmichael’s The Time Crunched Cyclist: Fit, Fast, and Powerful in 6 Hours a Week, released yesterday by VeloPress.

Burry Stander RIP

25 year old South African mountain bike champion Burry Stander was hit by a taxi in Shelly Beach, South Africa and killed earlier today while he was on a training ride. Stander was UCI Mountain Bike World Cup under-23 men’s cross-country 2009 world champion. Stander leaves behind his wife Cherise Taylor Stander, who is also read more »

Book giveaway: Hell On Two Wheels

Update: James in Austin wins, in spite of my misspelling of Gubish’s name. Watch for more book giveaways in the coming days. My first book giveaway of 2013 is Amy Snyder’s Hell On Two Wheels, which chronicles the author’s trip across the United States with the solo leaders of the 2009 Race Across America (RAAM). read more »

I quit cycling at 32 because I had the bones of an old woman

UK Cyclist Chris Boardman won the 1992 Gold Medal in the 4,000 meter track race at the Barcelona Olympics. Yet within seven years, he was to receive a shocking diagnosis that was to end his cycling career. Chris was told he was suffering from osteoporosis. Although in its early stages, the disease, which causes bones read more »

Amgen Tour of California announces first eight teams

Lance Armstrong and Team Astana participation confirmed. The 2009 Amgen Tour of California roster includes the following eight ProTour professional cycling teams: Ag2r-La Mondiale (FRA), Astana (LUX), Garmin-Slipstream (USA), Liquigas (ITA), Quick Step (BEL), Rabobank (Netherlands), Team Columbia (USA), Team Saxo Bank (DEN). Split between teams who compete on the UCI ProTour and those who read more »

2008 Amgen Tour of California teams

17 professional cycling teams will compete in the 2008 Amgen Tour of California, including Pro Tour teams and several top USA domestic teams to make this a world class bicycle race for an American audience. Split between teams who compete on the UCI Pro Tour and those who race predominately in the United States, the read more »