Tied up in the stories of the past.

Tied up in the stories of the past.

The Tangled Past

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For more than three decades, I’ve been obsessed with Cycling. Not just the business of being in love with riding and training, but with following Professional Cycling as well. When I was young, I pored over the photos in Winning and other magazines that made their way into my possession; their spines were cracked to pieces…
Hey Fausto, go easy on that.

Hey Fausto, go easy on that.

Guest Article: The Longest Road

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Let us thank @The Oracle for contributing this guest article. We haven’t been putting up many guest articles so it’s good to have something substantial to begin with again. I don’t think cyclists are any more or any less addictive or OCD than anyone else. We are just humans who love to ride the bike.…
Paris-Tours

Paris-Tours

Velominati Super Prestige: Paris-Tours 2016

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One doesn’t appreciate how many touring companies there are in Paris until you do a search for “Paris-Tours”. Refine the search to “Cycling Paris-Tours” and the results are not noticeably reduced. I imagine that adding the year to the search will do little to improve the situation. The fact is, as popular as Cycling is, it…
Does this make it right?

Does this make it right?

The Justifier

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I kind of like the fact that I still have to look up what number certain Rules are. Some stick in my mind, usually due to their relevance to my everyday riding and living situation. That’s how I could justify hairy legs over a ride-barren winter, loose-fitting (I refuse to call them baggy) shorts for gravé…
Quietowski leads the remnants of the break around Lake Como. Photo: pedale.forchetta

Quietowski leads the remnants of the break around Lake Como. Photo: pedale.forchetta

Velominati Super Prestige: Giro di Lombardia 2016

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I turned forty last week. Nothing feels different except all my strength has gone, my memory sucks, and everything hurts now. That, and everything makes me mad because it isn’t the way it used to be. Case in point: the Giro di Lombardia is no longer the last race of the year. (I know it…
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