Monthly Archives: February 2010

Franco Ballerini 1964-2010

Two-time winner of Paris-Roubaix, Franco Ballerini, has died as a result of injuries sustained in a rally car event. He was 45. A professional from 1986 to 2001, Ballerini won Paris-Roubaix in ...

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Friday Group Ride #8

OK. Circle up. Circle up. Zip up your jackets. Straighten your knee warmers. Adjust the velcro on your shoes. It’s time to roll out. I got to thinking recently that, though the TDU wrapped ...

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Armstrong’s Shadow

The unfortunate part about Lance Armstrong's return to bike racing is that the shadow he casts is very long. You can't take the publicity he brings, the dollars, without also taking the drama.

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USAC Bans Race Radios, Mostly

USA Cycling, in response to a request from the UCI, has banned race radios in almost all road and track events. With the exception of UCI HC or Category 1 races, radios and audio playback devices ...

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LeMond Litigation, an Update

Greg LeMond and Trek Bicycle Corporation have reached an out-of-court settlement. The agreement spells out an end to all legal proceedings between LeMond and Trek, bringing a 15-year relationship ...

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Friday Group Ride #7 Wrap

Oh, ye of little faith. The status quo arises to dampen future hope. But in that dragon of a peloton, slinking and slithering across the countryside, there is ALWAYS one who thinks he's fast, who ...

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Cyclocross Worlds: The Unthinkable

Since 1998 the Belgians have had a stranglehold on cyclocross the way the moon has a stranglehold on werewolves. Before today, ten of the last twelve men’s world championships have been won by ...

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