Posts by Category: Body

Fans

Colorful characters have been a part of bike racing for as long as I’ve been visiting races. But they used to be on the rare side. While I can’t say they are the rule, they are ...

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FGR #23 Wrap

I think it was harder than I imagined it would be to come up with good questions for Floyd Landis, his actions so baffling and absurd as to render a rational approach well nigh impossible. How do ...

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Floyd Landis Confesses

What a difference four years makes. Had Floyd Landis woken up on July 28, 2006, and called a press conference to announce to the world all the things he detailed in his e-mail to USA Cycling’s ...

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FGR #22 Wrap

Every now and then you ask a question that serves up its own seemingly obvious answer. Like the time I was in high school and called the local radio station to see what time they’d play the ...

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The Irony

For years we've been talking about the impact that each new doping scandal would have on the sport's ability to attract sponsors able to support teams on the financial level necessary to race the ...

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A Scalpel, Not a Hatchet

Last night I was finishing Graeme Fife's excellent Inside the Peloton, published in 2001, when I read the line "We have now, I think, won the battle against EPO..." I chuckled aloud. My ...

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FGR #20 Wrap

Wow! I've not seen consensus like that in the RKP comments section since...uh...since...ok, I've never seen consensus like that here. To whit: Fabian Cancellara, Jens Voigt, Tomas Voekler, Jens ...

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Mad Alchemy PRO Plus Chamois Cream

Some years back I turned in a review of a bike that opened with my biggest criticism of the bike—its weight. As diplomacy goes, it rather missed the mark, but my thinking was that with that ...

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