Tag Archives: Group Ride

Friday Group Ride #12

Paris-Nice, "the race to the sun," rolls off the start line on Sunday, (American viewers can catch some of the race on Versus) the 7th. Eight stages will wind their way south from ...

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FGR #11 Wrap

Apparently, temperatures in the 40s with wind gusts to 60kph are too much for the pros. Having commuted in those conditions I can confirm that they're sub-optimal, but really boys, aren't you ...

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Friday Group Ride #11

Het Volk, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Ghent-Ghent, pick your name, just don’t call it a semi-classic. Because, while it lacks the reverence of the monuments, the Ronde, the Paris-Roubaix, et. ...

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Friday Group Ride #9

The thing about Qatar, even though they don't have any mountains (the highest point in the country is 340ft above sea level, is that it's windy. Head winds. Tail winds. Cross winds. And they have ...

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FGR #8 Wrap

Freedom, fit, road feel, miles covered, inspiration, dependability. Quite how two triangles, welded together and strapped to a pair of gyroscopes, become a machine of such majestic grace is ...

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Friday Group Ride #8

OK. Circle up. Circle up. Zip up your jackets. Straighten your knee warmers. Adjust the velcro on your shoes. It’s time to roll out. I got to thinking recently that, though the TDU wrapped ...

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Friday Group Ride #7 Wrap

Oh, ye of little faith. The status quo arises to dampen future hope. But in that dragon of a peloton, slinking and slithering across the countryside, there is ALWAYS one who thinks he's fast, who ...

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Friday Group Ride #6

I am watching the Tour Down Under and having a hell of a hard time bending my tiny brain around the idea of it being summer somewhere on this big, blue marble we live on. Intellectually, I get ...

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FGR #5 Wrap

Another week, another Group Ride. This one seemed closer to real life than usual for me. In other words, I only had a vague idea of the route, and once folks got going I got dropped pretty quickly.

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Friday Group Ride #4 Wrap

And we thought that ugly jerseys were a thing of the past Well, this was sort of a lay up, wasn’t it? What sort of a pessimist would say the coming season wasn’t going to be as good ...

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