There Can Be Only One

Found this gem on the interwebs today. Beautifully shot and edited. Reminds me why I love cyclocross so much. I really missed racing this season… To me cross is the purest form of racing. The races are short enough that tactics are basically “go hard and turn!”. There are really no excuses, no faking, no […]

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Group Ride

Only through the group, I realized — through sharing the suffering of the group — could the body reach that height of existence that the individual alone could never attain. And for the body to reach that level at which the divine might be glimpsed, a dissolution of individuality was necessary. The tragic quality of […]

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Reset

When it stops being fun it is time to move on. That is what I have always said about racing. I am now wrestling with what makes racing fun for me. Is it winning? Is it testing oneself? I don’t think it is winning, yes I have won a few races but if it was […]

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The Lost Season

2011, shit what a season. Not what I planned that is for sure. The road to hell is paved with good intentions and hell is for sure where I have traveled. The result for me is I never pinned a number on. Two huge loses and the ensuing depression are what did me in. For […]

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Road Season Summary

Since if have been MIA since the start of A Tour of France I thought I would blurt out a few sentence fragments about my thoughts on the pro road season since then. Here goes: -Schlecks need to learn to win -Cadel has the heart of a lion -Gilbert is a honey badger -Contador actually […]

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Ask The Hard Questions

Greetings Big Ringers. I guess the big question is where have I been? Let me just say this summer did not go according to plan. Huge shifts and challenges that will be with me forever. The bike was not a priority. A mistake? Not sure really but that is the way is played out for […]

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Gravity Storm

What in the hell is going on over in France? I have not seen much of the coverage the past two stages but seriously all these crashes are nuts. This is what happens when you have basically no selective stages in the first week, 50 guys separated by 15 seconds. Now even the no hoper […]

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Cadel Crushes Clenbutador

Oh man I just got done watching the coverage of today’s stage. So much good stuff today here are a few random observations: * Hincapie is a PRO’s PRO, that turn he did leading into the climb took a lot of piss out a lot of guys. * I think Horner needs to add Hushovd […]

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