Tag Archives: Levi’s Gran Fondo

Bootie-licious

Bootie-licious

The bootie is a piece of gear so essential to winter riding that my inability to locate a pair in my dresser has caused me to skip a ride on more than one occasion. Trying to explain to my wife ...

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Passing the Helmet

Passing the Helmet

For the last few years, the day after Levi’s Gran Fondo, a few of us have been getting together for an easy recovery ride. I can’t speak for the others in attendance, but I have not ...

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Just ‘Cuz

I’ve ridden a great many bike events over the years. From charity rides that were as elaborately produced as a wedding to road races marshaled by a van with half a million miles on it and ...

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The Day You Don’t Want to End

The Day You Don’t Want to End

We’re at an uneasy place with our heroes. Even without the benefit of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the landscape of our understanding of professional bike racing in the last 20 ...

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Levi’s Gran Fondo: the Ride

There was a moment on Friday night when I had a rather minor, if sheepish epiphany. It came as I watched the premiere of “The Levi Effect” during an interview with Levi and he spoke ...

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