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For a time, bike racing was something that I needed to do. Not only was it a lot of fun, but coming as it did later in life it was also the first time that I’d ever really tasted athletic … Continue reading

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L’Étape du Tour Mondovélo 2010 – Official Route

It’s official – the 18th edition of l’Étape du Tour Mondovélo will take place on Sunday, July 18th, 2010.  I am so there! The event will take place on the Tour de France Stage 17 route – starting in the … Continue reading

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2009 Tour of Missouri – Stage 7

Okay, so this is really late; what can I say, life gets in the way. I’m a lucky guy – my wife is almost as much into watching pro bike racing as I am. She loves the Tour de France, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Wow, has it really been more than a month since I’ve posted? I suppose by now I’ve lost both of my readers, and I’ll have to work extra hard to get them back. Or not. Let’s see, it’s been a … Continue reading

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Lance is bad for cycling

Jim Burrell, the race director of the Amgen Tour of California, has told us that this is the largest crowd ever to witness a stage race in the United States; over 2 million spectators out on the road.–Craig Hummer. Unequivocally, … Continue reading

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Things I enjoyed about today’s ride…

I didn’t have to drive two hours to ride. It didn’t cost me $25. The route looped through a wonderful mix of flats, rollers and 8 big climbs rather than following a big flat square. When I wanted to ride … Continue reading

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Out of step

Ever since I stopped racing, I’ve become gradually less concerned about what’s going on in the local scene. It’s not that I don’t care, but more that it just doesn’t seem relevant. Actually, I don’t feel relevant. There seems to … Continue reading

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