Monthly Archives: November 2012

Friday Group Ride #143

Is it me, or is this quickly becoming the longest off-season in the history of professional cycling? Maybe it’s that I was so busy at the end of the summer that I missed the Giro ...

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A Doping Hotline?

If there’s one thing that we can say with certainty about the UCI and doping, it’s that they have done a dismal job of investigating eyewitness testimony on doping charges. That they ...

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Friday Group Ride #142

The bike industry has this funny habit of trying to sell me things I’m not sure I need. It is all change, all the time, and the trick of it is that some of the change is good and some of it ...

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Waiting

Waiting for the parts on the truck. Those last few bits you need to complete the machine. Maybe today will be the day. When is the normal drop off? Why has he not come yet with his scanner and ...

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Turning Point

The effect of the release of USADA’s “reasoned decision” and the accompanying documents has been rather like a Hollywood special-effects explosion. Debris has been raining down ...

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