Tag Archives: Group Ride

Friday Group Ride #30

It would have been easy, last week, to give over the Group Ride to a Tour prediction competition. We resisted, but no more. Now that things are beginning to shake out a little, now that ...

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FGR Wrap #29

This week’s ride was about stories, the ones the race tells and the ones we wanted to hear. Fortunately, and this is the hallmark of a good storyteller, this 2010 Tour de France is spinning ...

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Friday Group Ride #29

Christmas Eve and all through Rotterdam, most creature are stirring, riders, sporting directors, mechanics, soigneurs, journalists and fans. And old Chris Prudhomme, with his staff in the ...

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FGR #28 Wrap

The eternal pair: Jens and the rivet What has the bike taught you? What is it that keeps you going when you’re on the rivet, in the red, on the limit? The bicycle can be a difference ...

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Friday Group Ride #28

Sometimes, when I feel weak, when my muscles hurt, when the sweat is stinging my eyes, I stop and ask myself, “Why am I doing this?” It is, I think, a fairly common-sensical question. ...

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FGR #25 Wrap

You guys astound me. You floor me. I mean, really. I write a Group Ride soliciting comments about your favorite pair of sweaty, old gloves or a pair of shorts that doesn't bind or chafe. And what ...

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FGR #23 Wrap

I think it was harder than I imagined it would be to come up with good questions for Floyd Landis, his actions so baffling and absurd as to render a rational approach well nigh impossible. How do ...

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Friday Group Ride #22

If you're like me, your daily encounter with the mailbox is followed, very closely, by an encounter with the recycle bin. Who in their right mind still prints things on paper, stuffs that paper ...

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Friday Group Ride #20

The Spring Classics season is over. And now that I'm done crying in my espresso over it. It's time to shift the mental gears for Grand Tour time. Ignore that grinding sound. My mechanic said it ...

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FGR #13 Wrap

OK, we asked what your everyday ride was made from and here were the answers: 25 Responses 9 Steel 7 Carbon 5 Aluminum 4 Titanium As many of you pointed out, it’s all about conditions and ...

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