So Pro

Posted by on Aug 3, 2010 in Bike | 5 Comments

“What an incredible breakaway by this unknown rider!” “Nobody thought it would stick,  so they let him ride into the sunset, and here he is, about to get a stage win in front of this hometown crowd.” “Unbelievable. He may have rode himself into the leaders jersey today.” “There are going to be some angry […]

Ride. Enough.

Posted by on Jul 26, 2010 in Bike | 7 Comments
Ride. Enough.

I had sat down to work together a write-up about the Tour de France, and the various and farcical controversies that flittered through the peloton during this year’s edition of the Grand Tour. The Armstrong demise amid the ongoing Landis accusations—who now claims Armstrong to be the Santa Claus of cycling*—the crashes and cobbles, head-butts […]

Interview: Lance Armstrong

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Bike | 8 Comments

I was able to secure an exclusive interview with Matthew McConaughey fan, and Chief Mobility Officer at Radio Shack, Lance Armstrong. He was kind enough to take a few minutes just before Stage 4 of the 2010 Tour de France to answer a few of my questions. The transcript of the interview is below. My […]

Guide to the Divide

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in Bike, Races | One Comment

The world’s toughest bike race is not in France. So claim the riders of the Tour Divide. 2,700 miles. 200,000 vertical. 2 Countries. 4 States. Unsupported. It’s big. And remote and beautiful and for me, way out of the realm of possibility—for now. Each year that possibility becomes reality for a few more riders. This […]

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