Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Things You Learn on Saturdays

On Saturday, you learn that a five-year-old can chew the nozzle-end off your best water bottle while watching morning cartoons and pulling the heads off every action figure in the house. Further, ...

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2012 Milan-San Remo: Post-Mortem

2012 Milan-San Remo: Post-Mortem

Because it’s held on a Saturday, Milan-San Remo affords us the luxury of discussing the race on Sunday’s group ride. For fans of a sport unfamiliar to most Americans, this is a distinct pleasure ...

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Friday Group Ride #109

  Today, at work, we talked about whether it was really still possible to go away on the Poggio, to wreck the day for the sprinters at Milan-San Remo. Oh, sure, any group sprint after 290km ...

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Weekend Preview: Milan-San Remo

Peter Sagan takes the sprint in stage 4 of Tirreno Adriatico.  It’s hard to imagine, but the spring classics are finally upon us with Saturday’s running of Milan-San Remo, the first monument of ...

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Badges of Pride

There was a time when a head tube badge was a company’s calling card. That time coincided with the United States’ rise as a capital ‘S’ Superpower. We’re talking ...

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DiNucci

I’ve seen a great many shots of frame builders in my time. The shots have ranged from contemplative portrait in order to portray the builder as a thoughtful artisan to military-bent badass ...

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The Existential Cyclist

During the fall of 1990 I returned home from grad school to visit family and friends. The visit also coincided with the birthday of a friend and one night a bunch of us took him out for dinner at ...

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