Monthly Archives: October 2012

Friday Group Ride #139

One of the things about the bicycle that always astounds me is how prone it is to staying upright. I mean, this was the big hurdle when I was a kid on training wheels, believing that a thing ...

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Endemic

It’s a term used to connote belonging to a particular population. It has been said that doping was endemic to grand tour riders of the 1990s and 2000s. It is also used to describe those ...

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Fallout

 The tribute to Armstrong’s ’99 Tour win at Trek Headquarters When I was a boy, I had a thing for Porsche. I thought their cars were sexy in ways almost nothing other than lingerie ...

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Montebelluna by Bill Cass

Bill Cass is the artist behind our fantastic Eddy T-shirt and as I noted in my description, Cass was a frequent contributor to Bicycle Guide. Last night, during a stroll through Facebook, this ...

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Friday Group Ride #138

As you may have heard, our friend and host Padraig, had a chance meeting with the ground the other day, a meeting that didn’t go so well, except that there happened to be a good plastic ...

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Technical Difficulties

I went down yesterday. It was bad. After 13 years with no deck time, my number got called, and in a big way. I’ll be okay. My mouth took the worst of it; if I’m lucky, I’ll end ...

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A Practical Matter

Standing in the loom of the garage door with rain dripping from the wide jamb. Water pooling in oblong puddles in the road, small mirrors to the gray sky and power lines. The autumnal breeze ...

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