Monthly Archives: August 2009

Congratulations, Frank!

The most recent FatCyclist.com fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation exceeded my expectations in a huge way. When we started the contest for this beautiful bike — an Orbea Orca with ...

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Crashed Out

This really was unlucky 13 — my 13th Leadville 100 — for me. I can no longer say I’ve never DNF’d out of a race. And right now, I have to admit I’m taking turns ...

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Kohl Tells More … and More

The tale of Bernard Kohl just keeps getting more and more curious. The former Gerolsteiner rider enjoyed several days as a third place overall and king of the mountains at the 2008 Tour de France ...

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#247

GeoTagged, [N39.24875, E106.29456] As witnessed by my wrist bracelet, I am now checked in. If you’re in the area tomorrow, do me a favor and clang your cowbell when #247 goes by.

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Room 18

The floor slopes so much in the hotel that they level the left and right side of the bed with different numbers of 2 x 4 blocks.

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The longest climb

Anyone who has been to the Delaware will attest that the hardest clim in Leadville is from the second to the third floor of the Delaware Hotel.

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Le Grand Bornand Photo Gallery

Perhaps no other stage in the 2009 Tour de France was as pivotal as Stage 17 to le Grand Bornand. It's easy to argue who was right or wrong, depending on your view of the tactics employed, but ...

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