Problems With This Testosterone TUE

Let’s stipulate there’s a racer out there who feels tired.  He blames it on his work.  But when he changes his job, he’s still tired. He goes to a doctor.  The doctor comes up with […]

Dials are the New Black–Interbike 2013

Velcro is so 2012. I dutifully made the pilgrimmage to InterBike.  I sweated out my salt in the desert. I rode bikes, I walked, I talked, I listened, I drank gallons of electrolyte beverage, I […]

Malcolm Gladwell Isn’t Really Trying

Malcolm Gladwell’s writing doesn’t break a sweat. His game is taking complicated-seeming ideas and, over the course of a breezy tour, reducing them to fairly simple explanations. It’s a great skill and an act that […]

Homemade Vuelta Tracker, with streaming, Infostrada and LUG

  I’ve enjoyed the “tourtracker” feature that the Amgen Tour of California and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge have provided through their websites.  You get streaming video as well as text updates and an updating […]

Read Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat

  Doping is not going away. It’s everywhere in sport and has been around for longer than most realize. I find the dismissive wave of “everyone’s doing it,” both overly simplistic and entirely missing the […]

The right chain can make you faster

A two part review I did for Red Kite Prayer The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 1 The Drag of Chain Efficiency Part 2 Check them out. Tell RKP I sent you.

The Glucose Anti-Solution

Why the common elements in doping narratives Doom any Truth and Reconciliation Commission   In his book Breaking The Chain, Drugs and Cycling – The True Story, Willy Voet tells of a moment in the […]

Live Update Guy and the Homemade Giro Tracker

Live Update Guy The Live Update Guy offers the best written play-by-play in the bike racing business.  If you have a need to read live bike racing, LUG is your guy. Part of the reason […]

What we should have been talking about When we talked about UCI Rule 1.2.019

The ruckus over UCI Rule 1.2.019 earlier this year left me unmoved. The rule seems kind of dumb in that it seems too broad, the UCI hasn’t explained the value of the rule, and USA […]