Posts by Category: Body

Thanks Leroy!

Hermosa Beach, July 4, 2006 The legendary and iconic surf photographer Leroy Grannis died last week at the age of 93. His photographs of Southern California and Hawaii surf culture came to define ...

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Rocky Road

What you are about to read involves no bike. In this case, it really isn’t about the bike, because there isn’t one. There is only snow and ice and slush and wind, narrow, choked ...

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The Cyclocross World Championship

We thought you might enjoy veteran photographer John Pierce’s take on this past weekend’s World Championship. Stybar late in the race. Stybar drills it through the start/finish Sven ...

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Intent

Alberto Contador has been determined to have Clenbuterol in his system. Clenbuterol is a banned substance. Contador is guilty of doping, right? Maybe, maybe not. Let’s consider the ...

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Friday Group Ride #56

Today, there is only one cyclist on planet Earth, and he’s suspended. Unless you’re dead, you’ve read the story. The Spanish cycling federation has proposed a one-year ...

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A Different Approach

It should be clear to everyone involved at this point, that the disciplinary process for rule-breaking riders is hopelessly slow, convoluted and ineffective. Further, the length of time it has ...

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Parsing Floyd Landis

Bashing Floyd Landis has become something of a past time for cycling fans. Even before his first implosion he was a rough-hewn character, the Crocodile Dundee of the cycling world. Within the US ...

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Peter Post: 1933-2011

Peter Post (l) with Tom Simpson (r) after winning the Brussels Six Day in 1965 Peter Post, who was a professional rider from 1956 to 1972, has died. To most cyclists of my generation Post is best ...

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The Field Shower

Twenty years ago on a rainy May morning I lined up for a road race at the edge of the Berkshire Mountains. Plot spoiler: I had no idea what I was doing. Temperatures might, thanks to my generous ...

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The Helmet

As I sailed through the air the one thought I had time to conjure was, “Damn, I just bought this jacket and now it’s going to get shredded.” The impact came in a not-all-at-once loping, rolling, ...

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