Monthly Archives: February 2007

Not With a Bang

According to Cyclingnews, Jan’s now officially retired: At a press conference this morning in Hamburg, Germany, he said, “I could ride again immediately, I could get a license, I am ...

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What Will Jan Say?

Any cyclist who has ever followed pro cycling is guaranteed, at some point, to identify with a particular rider. Long ago, I identified myself with Jan Ullrich. Like him, I gain weight in the ...

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Mathematastic

Three weeks ago, I endured a massive amount of pain and humiliation. No, scratch that. Saying I “endured” it makes it sound like it was thrust upon me. Like I gallantly suffered, ...

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Yanacocha Loop: Cajamarca, Peru

by Danny Beamsdistance: 150 km total elevation gain: 9000 ft I am a US citizen and long time cyclist (both road and dirt) living in the northern Andes mountain town of Cajamarca, Peru. Cajamarca ...

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White Rim

by Bob Doug and I had been riding our mountain bikes so much that we started getting cocky. We decided to ride the White Rim Trail in one day—something we had done before—but this time we ...

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Tucson

by Dean KrakelEditor’s Note: This story is considerably different than most in the Epic Rides site. It’s longer than most, more serious than most, and less about epic trails than an ...

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Timpanogos

by Dug Mount Timpanogos rises about 7,000 feet above the valley floor in Utah County to a height of 11,750 feet. Easily the most dramatic (although not quite the highest) of mountains in the ...

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Story Time

Wow, you people really like your barf stories, don’t you? You’re so gross. And that’s why I love you. In a platonic, punch-each-other-on-the-shoulder way, that is. ...

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