Monthly Archives: July 2009

Weekend of Awesome

My weekend was full of awesomeness, all centered around the LiveStrong Challenge. I am pretty sure, for example, that Matt Chapek’s — Team Fatty-San Jose Co-Captain — speech is ...

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Breaking Rank

When Alberto Contador attacked the leaders with 2km on stage 7 to go to the finish at the ski station of Arcalis, the move looked as natural as Derek Fisher backing up to shoot a three. ...

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Good Things of the Weekend

I have no arc, no unifying story for today. Just lots of good things. Like I’m Martha Stewart or something. Good Thing #1: Congratulations to Team Fatty-San Jose: Team Champions! Tomorrow ...

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The Groom

There are as many reasons for wins as there are riders in the peloton. It’s rare that you can look at a win and pinpoint the exact reason behind it, beyond that of hard work. Thomas Voekler’s win ...

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Tour Fever

For most of us dyed-in-the-wool roadies, we devote a little time each week to explaining our cyclophilia to coworkers, family, head shrinkers and the occasional careless driver. Making sense of ...

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Fighting LIKE Susan

You know you’re living a different sort of life than most people when you stop checking to see what bone your wife has just broken. But that’s where we are. Last week — just a ...

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Fi’zi:k Aliante

Somewhere deep in the recesses of Rube Goldberg’s excessively geared, pulleyed and levered heart was a burning desire to improve everyday life. He is the only person on the planet who could turn ...

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