2010 Ride #32 (Chasing “Time”)

View Ascent activity on 31-Jul-10 at 09:39AM in a larger map It was definitely a semi Emi day today … felt okay for not being on the bike for 2 weeks, but was definitely feeling it in my legs and lungs. Saw a friend and her husband (at least, I’m pretty sure it was them, […]

Schlecks confirm plans to leave Saxo Bank

Amid speculation that Tour de France winner Alberto Contador is poised to join the Saxo Bank team for 2011, brothers Andy and Fränk Schleck have confirmed that they will be leaving to join a new squad based in their native Luxembourg. Frank and Andy Schleck are ready to leave the team they’ve ridden on for […]

Poetry Friday

CHAOS IS THE NEW CALM Chaos is the new calm violence the new balm to be spread on lips unused to a kiss. Left is the new right as I brace for a fight with a man who stands on his remaining hand. Fetid harbor harbor me until someone is free to drive me away […]

Team RadioShack called before UCI Disciplinary Commission

The International Cycling Union (UCI) wishes to announce that disciplinary proceedings will be opened against Team RadioShack, for breaching the regulations governing riders’ clothing. The UCI regrets that an initiative for a cause as worthy as the fight against cancer was not coordinated beforehand with the Commissaires and organisers of the event. This could have […]

Poetry Friday

AFTER READING LAO TZU The one who speaks does not know. The one who knows does not speak, wrote the old master, which perhaps describes the situation. Meaning we were all sad. Meaning that when you were seized by desire, it was nothing more than flesh, bared above the collarbone she poured the long night […]

Jens Voigt: hardest of the hard men

Saxo Bank’s Jens Voigt shrugged off the pain of yet another crash at the Tour de France. On stage 16 Tuesday, Voigt was hurtling down the descent of the Col de Peyresourde, the first of four mountain passes, when he suffered a puncture and crashed at top speed. The German managed to avoid a repeat […]