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My favorite hate mail

On the internet hate mail often comes in the form of “comments” at the bottom of a post. It isn’t always pretty. If you write for a living, and especially if you write opinion pieces, you’re going to get criticism. That’s the nature of the game and I’ve gotten my share. Some of it is […]

Oleg Tinkov is on a tear

Looks like Saxo Tinkoff Bank Team CEO Oleg Tinkov had quite the evening. According to his twitter account he’s jerking off in his Tuscan villa with a magnum of Petrus 82. Me? I’m still writing TdF wrap-ups, but that’s the difference between a billionaire and a freelance writer. [View the story "Oleg Tinkov is on […]

The squeaky wheel gets the lube

I’d heard about the Tony Kornheiser’s comments about running over cyclists a few days ago. To be honest, it really didn’t faze me. He’s a sports commentator whose whole schtick is to be controversial. His bosses expect that and pay him to be controversial. Did I honestly think that he believed what he said, that […]

Now I know where my $10 co-pays goes

I received this e-mail from my H3 Publications/ROAD Magazine appointed psychologist Noel, “Check out my new bike. Its a Vanilla Speedvagen…and its the best all around/stage race bike I’ve ever ridden. I never imagined a steel bike could feel edgy, sharp and weaponized. 16.2 lbs and the best part is that hot Asian little fashiony […]