Monthly Archives: May 2014

Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

Remembering Rep. James Oberstar

I have a deep-seated suspicion that in civilized countries where rail isn’t derided as a “wasteful subsidy” and the bicycle is considered an ordinary and valid form of ...

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At Speed – Mark Cavendish

At Speed – Mark Cavendish

As I understand it, the whole point of autobiography is to set the record straight, some sense that only the subject can truly elucidate his or her own life and motivations. So it is perhaps ...

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Road Feel

Road Feel

The 11 riders in the finale of this year’s Paris-Roubaix were all exceptional cyclists whose faces were so cracked and lined with sweat and dust that a fortune teller could have read their fates ...

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Friday Group Ride #216

Friday Group Ride #216

The Giro d’Italia starts May 9th in Belfast, Northern Ireland, a potentially cold, wet start for a peloton anxious for some post-Classics warmth. Stage 1 is a team time trial (TTT) through ...

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Why We Ride

Why We Ride

Just over a year ago I launched a Kickstarter Project to produce a book plus a few other goodies. The project was intended to help us build up a down payment on our son, Matthew, who I initially ...

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SPY Optic Frazier

SPY Optic Frazier

When I think about all the brands that made a splashy entrance to the world of cycling and then failed to capitalize on their promise, the list is longer than the credits at the end of a Peter ...

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