Posts by Category: Body

The Hardest Hour

Of all of cycling’s records, the hour stands apart. We love cycling for the transformative suffering on display ascending amid the majestic ski stations in France. The searing, ...

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The Death of Lycra

So last week the Wall Street Journal published a piece on the death of Lycra cycling clothing. As if the use of man-made fibers, clipless pedals and shaved legs was one elaborate fad. Or fraud. ...

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The Teachable Moment

We’re more than a third of the way through the racing season and only last week did we experience what I consider to be a truly important day of bike racing, one worth remembering. The race ...

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The McQuaid Problem

Pat McQuaid has secured nomination for a third term as the president of the UCI. It is McQuaid’s most selfish, telling act since Floyd Landis elected to detonate the façade of legitimacy ...

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An Evolution in Fit

I’ve been fit by more alleged “masters” of the bicycle fitting process than I care to remember. What I’m even less interested in recalling are the specifics of some of ...

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Reconciliation

After a year of alternately surprising and unseemly revelations, truths that are unsettling or perhaps only half-so, we finally seem to have arrived at our great test. The recent nomination of ...

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Thank You

  This is likely to be one of the shortest posts of my entire writing career. There’s not much to say other than thank you. Of course, this is an epic thank you. You’ve pledged ...

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