Monthly Archives: July 2015

Friday Group Ride #274

Friday Group Ride #274

We rolled out in a drizzle that soon became a downpour, except that downpours tend to be short-lived. Three hours later with the road flooded in spots, the deluge continued. We were wet through ...

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Old School #97: Bottle Sock

Old School #97: Bottle Sock

You know you’re an #OldSchoolCyclist if you put a wet sock over your spare bottle on hot days. Because ice cubes were for sissies. Let’s talk about Euro. Not the monetary unit, the cultural unit. ...

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Fast and the Big 5-O

Fast and the Big 5-O

A friend of mine, a little older than me, offered this tidbit as I was about to turn 50:  he said 50 is not a big deal, it’s 51. He said when you turn 51, that’s when you know you are in your ...

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Clif Organic Energy Food

Clif Organic Energy Food

Reviewing energy foods is, relative to our editorial mission, a difficult business. Not that it’s hard to review these products; rather, it’s hard to say anything that isn’t ...

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Friday Group Ride #273

Friday Group Ride #273

Despite the fact that this year’s Tour de France contains three former winners, two victors of the Giro d’Italia and one former Vuelta champion—six grand tour masters in all—this ...

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Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Dura-Ace Di2, a Deeper Look

Some years back I got a chance to ride Dura-Ace Di2 before it was officially unveiled to the press. I was pretty thrilled to get the opportunity to ride a product without the skewing that comes ...

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