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Tour des Alpes

The Tour de France entered the Alps for three days of climbing, descending, and more climbing. Quick Quiz: Please answer just one of these questions to give others a chance. No prizes, just for fun. Which cyclist was the first American to win a stage win on the Alpe d’Huez? What year did this American read more »

Rest Day

Happy Monday, all. It’s been a brutal weekend for riders racing in the Tour de France. I had a hard time watching. I will not post photos or video of Johnny Hoogerland’s bare backside here, but below video of his inspiring podium presentation after he crawled to the finish after he was HIT BY A read more »

Cycling machismo

Way back in 2010, Mario Cipollini decried the lack of ‘machismo’ in modern cycling. I ran across some old Tour de France photos from 1928 that proves his point, in a way.

It’s not a race

It’s not a race. That’s what I tell myself as Joe Lycra zips past me on his Cervelo S3 during the evening commute, and it’s what Jill Flipskirt on the Breezer Villager shouts as I crawl past on the hill after slipstreaming behind her.