Posts by Category: Body

Enduring

Luis Ocaña on the Ballon d’Alsace in the ’69 Tour A bicycle-less vacation. An intractable stomach virus. An ultra-marathoner’s autobiography. And a fellow who cut his own arm ...

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The Messenger

It’s not Alberto’s fault. He peed in a cup. His pee went to Germany. Some Germans found things in the pee that ought not be in pee. It was bad pee … you know … as pee ...

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Friday Group Ride #59

Despite all the hullabaloo surrounding the Contador verdict and the Armstrong retirement, I really, really, really needed to focus this week’s Group Ride on something cycling-related, ...

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Spring, Redefined

The Tour Down Under Langkawi. Qatar. Down Under. These are the new code words for the early season. There was a time when conjuring the spring for the PROs used terms like Besseges, Omloop or ...

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Friday Group Ride #58

Some years ago I was sitting in an editorial meeting for a magazine when the topic turned to lifestyle and how to portray the roadie lifestyle in a magazine. It quickly devolved into a debate ...

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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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