Monthly Archives: April 2010

Nerves

Tomorrow’s the race. To my surprise, I am not at all nervous. No, I’m just kidding. I’m a huge bundle of nerves. But, amazingly, not quite as bad as yesterday morning. ...

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Friday Group Ride #20

The Spring Classics season is over. And now that I'm done crying in my espresso over it. It's time to shift the mental gears for Grand Tour time. Ignore that grinding sound. My mechanic said it ...

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Mad Alchemy PRO Plus Chamois Cream

Some years back I turned in a review of a bike that opened with my biggest criticism of the bike—its weight. As diplomacy goes, it rather missed the mark, but my thinking was that with that ...

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A Very Scientific Experiment

A Note from Fatty: I have an article at active.com posted today, wherein I dispense Very Useful Advice to my triathalete brethren and sistren. Read it here. You may or may not be aware, but the ...

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The Taint of Suspicion

Alexander Vinkourov’s victory at Liege-Bastogne-Liege was met with boos and questions. It comes less than a year following his return to cycling after a two-year suspension for doping during ...

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Ambivalence

Alexander Vinkourov’s victory at Liege-Bastogne-Liege was met with boos and questions. It comes less than a year following his return to cycling after a two-year suspension for doping during ...

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The Vinokourov Letter

Alexander Vinokourov has struck out at critics of his recent victory at Liege-Bastogne-Liege. He released this letter to the media as a rebuttal to the boos he heard at the finish line and the ...

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FGR#19 Wrap

Let's just get this one thing straight before we go any further. Alberto Contador does NOT hug teammates he doesn't like. If the 2009 Astana saga didn't teach us that, then we learned nothing at ...

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