Tag Archives: Andy Hampsten

The Hampsten Gavia Shirt

A bit more than six months ago I had an idea. This happens to me all the time and usually no one gets hurt. Normally, I have ideas that are best executed in prose and then I sit down and bang ...

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Class

One of the ongoing themes of the infinite email thread between Padraig and me is how strange life can be. The older we get and the more our families grow, the more we find ourselves in unexpected ...

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Tuesdays With Wilcockson #7

Why Boulder is the home of modern American cycling Last week, I was asked to sit on the advisory board of the U. S. Cycling Monument — which will be a memorial to the sport in this country. Its ...

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Tuesdays with Wilcockson #4

Hailstones, snowstorms and survivors I was taken aback last week when I heard about a field of pro racers coming to a halt during the opening stage of Argentina’s Tour de San Luis. It wasn’t ...

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The No-Drop Zone

When I first interviewed for a position at Bicycle Guide part of my screening hinged on my interest in writing how-to articles aimed at beginners. The powers-that-be had determined that the ...

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Interview: Steve Bauer, Part I

Bauer in the final time trial of the ’86 Tour de France When you think of great cyclists from North America, Steve Bauer is one of those guys whose name immediately comes to mind. Most ...

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Reclaiming Our Past

There have been entirely too many doping storylines in cycling lately. We’ve had the Alejandro Valverde problem, the Danilo DiLuca suspension and Ricardo Ricco’s imminent return to the sport. His ...

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