Category Archives: Cycling

Andrei Kivilev mourned at Paris-Nice

This is very sad indeed … I just leared via Jeff Veen’s blog that cycling great Andrei Kivilev died yesterday after a fall during the third stage of the Paris-Nice bicycle race. Andrei “burst onto the international scene when he … Continue reading

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Bike New York: May 4, 2003

Registration for Bike NY 2003 is now open. Last year was a blast — The best out of the 5 times I’ve ridden in “The Great Five Boro Bike tour”. Hopefully we’ll be able to assemble another good group of … Continue reading

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Cold Ride

With the current North East cold spell, here’s something to put in perspective … “Adventurer Doug Stoup is preparing to be the first person to cycle to the South Pole.” “Stoup, a 37-year-old from sunny Florida, is currently in Antarctica … Continue reading

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Getting a new Mountain Bike

About two weeks ago Ted and I demo’d a Cannondale Scalpel 2000 and Cannondale Jekyll 2000. Personally, I didn’t care for the plush-ness of the Jekyll. I suppose this is mainly due to the fact that I still ride and … Continue reading

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LED spoke lights for your bike

Next year I’d like to see Lance roll into Paris with these :-) … Hokey Spokes are transparent “blades” that attach to your bicycle spokes. As these blades spin during riding, a computer inside the blades modulates the internal LED … Continue reading

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Armstrong takes Stage 12 of the Tour

On the second day in the mountains, Armstrong takes another win at Stage 12, with his amazing Postal teammate Roberto Heras taking second after setting the pace on the climb to the finish for Lance. Kudos to Joseba Beloki for … Continue reading

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24 hours of Allamuchy

24 hours of Allamuchy (August 23-24-25 at the Mt. Allamuchy Boy Scout Camp in Stanhope, NJ) seems a bit expensive @ $100 per rider (with a 4-5 person team). However, it does sound like a blast!

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2001 Tour De France

An interesting look back at Armstrong's Tour De France maneuvers

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you’re not a bagger … are you?

i got some hamburgers w/bacon after i hit a patch of baby heads because i had a foot fault that made me honk. Huh? What'd he say?

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Ride like a sheep!

"Clinton Rubin at the State University of New York has been shaking sheep to make them stronger and he reckons it could work for those without wool too." http://www.bikemagic.com/news/article.asp?SP=&v=&UAN=2095

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Lance wins #3

Congratulations to Lance Armstrong for his 3rd Tour de France win!

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Scissoring the climbs

tips on dealing with those tough climbs on your mountain bike … Scissoring "…works because of the bodys far greater mass (five or six times that of the bike) and the momentum gained by standing up to lurch the bike … Continue reading

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Lance wins Stage 11 with the devil on his back?

I think this has to be the best picture from the Tour yet … From: BBC Sport

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Go Lance!

it's not over yet, but … "Lance Armstrong launched an explosive attack on the famed and feared Alpe d'Huez on Tuesday to take a spectacular victory on the 10th stage of the Tour de France, firing his bid for a … Continue reading

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Tour de France … as a weblog

interesting … VeloNews is publishing live updates from the Tour de France in the format of a weblog

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