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Pausing to remember a cyclist

This subject is one that everyone hates to hear and write about – the senseless death of cyclist. Struck down in the early morning while out for a ride, Joseph Robinson leaves a void that will never be replaced. I never knew Joseph, but when you hear of something like this you reflect on what […]

Mountain Bike Lunch Ride Redux

Lunch rides are the backbone of all cycling companies. Some are “world famous” and almost all bike companies include their lunch ride in the company employee benefit package next to the bullet points about health insurance benefits and your 401k eligibility. However, because I ride back and forth to the office I opt out of […]

Casting the Upcoming Armstrong Movie

The cycling world of late has been a buzz over the influx of Lance Armstrong books and movies. Hitting bookstores now is “Wheelman” written by Reed Albergotti and Vanessa O’Connell. Hitting the big screen this November is the documentary by Alex Gibney, “The Armstrong Lie.” If that’s not enough an unnamed movie is currently being […]

2014 WorldTour Team Bikes

In addition to the rider transfers that occur during this time of year, teams often change bike sponsors. As you might have noticed in comparison to rider’s transfers, which is a game of musical chairs due to one and two year contracts, bike sponsors don’t change too much – at least for 2014 they don’t. […]

Guide to Doping Categories

As I was doing research for my latest article on the recent doping admissions I came across the line from Erik Zabel, “I never had a structured doping plan, never had any experts around me, and so never saw myself as a super doper. I only had recommendations.” Super doper? At first glance I […]