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Chris Froome demonstrates the fine art of staying upright

    Well, I feel much better about my cycling today. After all, I just got done watching Chris Froome, current leader of GC category in the Vuelta a Espana, fall flat on his ass on a clear piece of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Tour de Commercial

The Tour de France broadcast has become a creature entirely devoted to advertising and commercials. Consider the various definitions of the word ‘commercial’ and see if you agree: Commercial: 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of commerce. 2. engaged in commerce. 3. prepared, done, or acting with sole or chief emphasis on salability, profit, or success: 4. able to yield or make a profit: 5. suitable or fit for a wide, popular market: 6.suitable for or catering to business rather than private use.   None of those … Continue reading

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Oh look! It’s time for the Tour de France, and Lance is back

Well we nailed June to the wall, didn’t we? For me it meant riding up and down and all around Wisconsin and Illinois. Horribly Hilly was like a stage of the Tour de France. 72 miles and 6000 feet of … Continue reading

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What Lance Armstrong has to say about the 2014 Tour de France

Hi folks. Lance Armstrong here. Yes, I’ve been watching the 2014 Tour quite a bit. Actually been streaming it through my iPhone in the Livestrong phone case while I’m out golfing. Because golf is actually pretty boring. And I’m not … Continue reading

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Teams or not, it’s every man for himself in the Tour de France

By Christopher Cudworth While being interviewed about his experience thus far in the Tour de France, rider Chris Horner of the Omega Pharma Quickstep team admitted that their pre-race meeting before a stage with 5 difficult climbs turned into a confessional of sorts. … Continue reading

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Racing the first criterium of summer reveals the inner mind

By Christopher Cudworth There’s a funny thing about cycling, especially competitive cycling, that no one really likes to admit. When you’re in a race there is really no time to look up. Just ask Chris Froome, the 2013 Tour de France … Continue reading

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Predictions for the 2014 Tour de France

It’s that time of year again. We’re one month out from the start of the 2014 Tour de France. Le Tour. The biggest event in cycling! It will be on you before you know it. That means one thing. Phil … Continue reading

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What to do when your fitness program isn’t twerking

 By Christopher Cudworth As we all bear witness to the phenomenon called twerking so famously demonstrated by the precociously sexual Miley Cyrus in a performance at the Video Music Awards (VMAs), it is important for all of us to consider … Continue reading

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21 Days of Tour de France makes a habit, then withdrawal

By Monte Wehrkamp I turned on the TV this morning and turned to NBC Sports Channel. Maybe, just maybe, there’d be a Tour de France recap – a special – with interviews and highlights. Maybe Paul Sherwin and Phil Liggett … Continue reading

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