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Update your damn blog!

I dropped off of the blogosphere last month because we were all consumed by yearly Tour de France fever. Also I really wasn’t doing anything that was blog worthy (not that this post may be either). I didn’t go anywhere or do much of anything. Tim did a great job of carrying the ROAD Magazine flag on the ROAD blog with his often controversial opinions. Tim is now back on his medications and feeling better, thanks for asking. I also will spare you a diatribe about doping and the scandals that rocked the Tour. Anyways, now that things are settling down, I’m looking forward to blogging about the random stuff that occurs.

So as I write this we are about to send the latest issue of ROAD off to the printers. Obviously this is our Tour issue and it is packed. I spoke to Bobby Julich throughout the Tour and he had great insight into the daily happenings of the race. I told him when he retires that Versus should snap him up. He’s make a great addition in the commentary box. Then early yesterday morning I had a chance to interview Levi. Usually we like to get the interviews done a little earlier than the day before the magazine is due, but c’est la vie. We talked about his time trialing and threw a few hypothetical questions at him as well. While the Tour was being contested, the Tour of Quinghai Lake was taking place in China. Tony Cruz of Discovery Channel knows stories that you won’t find in other magazines, like how Chechu almost got beat-up for entering a mosque. And of course there are the obligatory diarrhea stories that come when you travel to a foreign country. Alex Candelario also raced in China and gave us his view of the race as well.

So that’s all for now and I appreciate everyone checking the blog and I’ll do a better job of keeping it updated.

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4 Responses to “Update your damn blog!”

  1. gwadzilla August 6, 2007 at 12:55 pm #

    this next issue of ROAD should be a good one

    there are so many unanswered questions…

    you guys sending a man up to the Leadville 100 to see the Landis vs. Lance race?

    if you do
    put a side note in the story about a one legged Kenyan who is also doing the race

    http://gwadzilla.blogspot.com/2007/03/on-man-one-leg-one-set-of-pictures.html

    hope the summer is treating you kind

    tell pam I say hello

    -jg

  2. Neil@ROAD August 6, 2007 at 12:58 pm #

    Due to other commitments, Lance will not be doing the Leadville 100 race. Plus that’s dirt and we don’t do dirt…

  3. Tasha August 6, 2007 at 5:46 pm #

    Finally Neil…..A blog post – - WTF!
    Gotta say the Bahati cover was cool. I think the Rock Racing guys have got the kit from hell – - That thing rocks hardcore.
    Jason

  4. Kim August 28, 2007 at 4:09 am #

    This is a very nice post, and I want to see how others react to this.

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