Category Archives for Sermons

Cyclocross Skills On The Road

I am gonna come right out and say it. Stage racers are largely a bunch of pussies. Last year at A Tour de France it rained on the cobbles and most of the “contenders” were rendered flaccid. (not to mention the crying after) All except for Vincenzo Nibali. Today we saw a similar result at […]

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Pardon Our Dust

cyclocross dust

I know I have said this before but I am injecting new life into this little project. More cyclocross, some road and dirt sprinkled in and washed down with some serious attitude and beverage of choice. I will be monkeying with the site a lot over the next few days so it will likely look […]

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Wiggins Hour, The Legend

In my work as a strength coach I love giving people workouts that challenge them both physically and mentally. A favorite is the 2000 meter row for time on a Concept 2 erg. For guys 7 minutes is the standard. Does not sound too bad does it? Try it and get back to me. It […]

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Find Some Fun

Top Of The Climb

The spring is the my favorite tome to ride. Reacquainting with trails after a long winter is like a rebirth. Every high elevation ride this time of year is a ride into the unknown. How low is the snow, how many trees are down, how muddy is it, cyclocross bike or mountain bike? Any given […]

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Giro Officials Blow It

The Grand Tours are supposed to highlight the best our sport has to offer. The best riders, courses, best racing, and the best officials. In the 2015 Giro that last point is clearly missing. In the case of Richie Porte yes he did break a rule by taking a wheel from another team. The spirit […]

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Hipster Dipshits Ruin Everything

I didn’t make it to the big Interbike festival this year so I didn’t see any of this first hand. From The race was marred by disrespectful fans along the course who threw beer in the riders’ faces each time they passed, causing Van der Haar to tell video broadcasters after the race that […]

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Dopers Don’t Deserve Your Respect

Way back in the day (’98 or so) I was sorta fast on the MTB. I raced Pro for the SoBe Cannondale team. On a good day I would be in the top 30 at a NORBA National (Greatest race series ever until USAC got a hold of it) I rode out of my skin […]

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Cycling “Fans”

Cycling fans are never happy. Last year everyone bitched that Wiggins was boring, following wheels and waiting for the TT. This year we have Froome attacking every Mt. stage in yellow and blowing the hell out of the race. Now is it all doping talk, power files, VAM bullshit. I have no idea if Froome […]

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Talansky Confirms

Andrew Talansky has just won Stage 3 of Paris Nice and is in yellow. That is friggin’ awesome. Talansky has gotten a lot of buzz about his talent and his very vocal criticism of the doping culture. I gotta say I like his style. Despite the wrecking ball from Texas and the total lack of […]

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