Posts by Category: Mind

Oregon Manifest

There isn’t a community in the United States working harder to convince the rest of the country that it is the preeminent cycling city than Portland. There are lots of great cycling cities, but ...

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In Memoriam: Chris Hipp

Cyclists are a diverse bunch. Some are quirky, some are smart, some so fast you’re not sure you can hang on and some are funny, really funny. Once in a generation, you find a rider who contains ...

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Breaking Rank

When Alberto Contador attacked the leaders with 2km on stage 7 to go to the finish at the ski station of Arcalis, the move looked as natural as Derek Fisher backing up to shoot a three. ...

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The Groom

There are as many reasons for wins as there are riders in the peloton. It’s rare that you can look at a win and pinpoint the exact reason behind it, beyond that of hard work. Thomas Voekler’s win ...

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Tour Fever

For most of us dyed-in-the-wool roadies, we devote a little time each week to explaining our cyclophilia to coworkers, family, head shrinkers and the occasional careless driver. Making sense of ...

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As Astana Turns

As interesting weeks in cycling go, this one has been a doozy for Astana. Let’s hit the basics. First, Johan Bruyneel was forced to leave Chris Horner off Astana’s Tour de France team despite ...

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