This is how you do it. Sprinting – you either have it, or you don’t… right? We’ve all watched the great ones with amazement and disbelief: Zabel, Cipollini, Cavendish, Kelly, etc. They seem like they were born to sprint. In the modern era, we watch the overhead HD helicopter feed as the high-speed bullet trainContinue reading “Sprinting – Secrets from the Pros”
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Give 7 Armstrong Tours to the “clean” riders?
Many Of The Riders Who Could Inherit Lance Armstrong’s Tour De France Titles Aren’t Clean Either Tony Manfred | Aug. 24, 2012, 9:25 AM | AP If the USADA gets its way, Lance Armstrong will eventually be stripped of his seven Tour de France titles from 1999 to 2005.His titles officially go to the riders who finished second inContinue reading “Give 7 Armstrong Tours to the “clean” riders?”
My 9 Days as a Domestique
The 2012 Tour of America’s Dairyland has finally come and gone. I was fortunate enough to be able to race all but the last day of the series this year, 9 days in a row. I am still a Cat 4 on the road, since most of my racing experience has been on dirt (whereContinue reading “My 9 Days as a Domestique”
Lance Armstrong & Doping – the Verdict is in:
For the past week or so, almost every one of my non-cycling friends has asked me about the latest allegations surrounding Lance Armstrong. The conversation goes like this: Non-Cycling Friend: “So… what do you think about Lance Armstrong??” Me: “I don’t.” NCF: “But do you think he doped?” Me: “Honestly, I don’t think about it.”Continue reading “Lance Armstrong & Doping – the Verdict is in:”
Drugs in cycling – AFFIRMATIVE.
“Why is there so much controversy about drug testing? I know plenty of guys who would be willing to test any drug they could come up with” – George Carlin Have you heard, they busted another pro cyclist for doping. Yawn. In an unrelated story, the sun came up today. It’s not that I don’tContinue reading “Drugs in cycling – AFFIRMATIVE.”
Armstrong – douche-bag or hero?
Say what you want about Lance, 2001’s “The Look” is still one of the greatest moments in the chess game that is cycling: