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Farewell Paul Sherwin. You will be missed.

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I have been following professional cycling as fan for twenty years.    I remember watching those early tours and the excitement and enthusiasm I had.    I had no idea what was going on.   Paul Sherwin (and his longtime partner Phil Liggett really opened up the sport for me.   His clear explanations and clever wit will be missed.  I never got to meet him but I feel I have lost and old friend.   Farewell Paul,  I and millions of cycling fans are better off for listening to you all these years

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The most awesome man cave ever!

Our buddy Chester just sent us this picture of his amazing interior decorations.   The bike is a Bottecchia.   He not only has great taste in jerseys but uses the hangers so he can rotate and show off different kits from his collection.If there was a podium for great room decor,  Chester would be on it right [...]

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Incredible Race!

It was really an amazing privilege to see the Vuelta in person.  The race, the crowds and the excitement were off the charts.   I was happy to see a new champion, Simon Yates of Michelton Scott score his first grand tour win.   This will also make next year's grand tours more excited as I am [...]

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We are at the Vuelta

We are enjoying the Vuelta this week in Spain and it has been a  blast.   The people, the racing, and of course the food and wine have been out of this world.   The is nothing like seeing the racing and all the teams up close.   Here are some picture from a mountain stage. Here is [...]

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Tour De France Fun Facts

Here are 20 Tour De France Facts for all you Tour fans.This is the 105th edition of the Tour de FranceIt start Saturday, July 7It ends on Sunday, July 29 There are 22 teamsEach team has 8 riders (down from 9 in the previous years)There are, will 21-stages 12 stages are in the mountains of the Alps4 stages [...]

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Tour De France Preview Michelton Scott

The Michelton Scott team from Australia will be a top performer in this years Tour De France.   Their GC hopes lay in 2014 tour De France best new rider Adam Yates.   Adam has shown he can climb with the best and the leaders can't drop him.   We saw him ride a respectable fourth in [...]

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2018 Amgen Tour Of California Final Sacramento

I had a complete blast at the Tour De California yesterday in Sacramento.   I had a chance to visit with Trek Segafredo team.  I really enjoyed meeting Ruben Savona the team manager.   It was great to meet the riders and enjoy all the sights and entertainment. The weather was perfect.   I was able to [...]

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Amgen Tour Of California

The Amgen Tour of California combines top tier racing with amazing variety of scenery of California.    Here is a shot I took in the tiny coastal town of Tomales back in the mid two thousands.  This year promises to be another exciting race that I hope to catch close up.   This year the race starts [...]

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Aerodynamic Cycling Jerseys Questions and Answers

Aerodynamic jerseys are not just for racers.   They are for cyclists that want to cut the wind and go faster.  Here are some basic questions and answersAt what speed does aerodynamics kick in?   Wind resistance is at all speeds but goes up with the faster you go.  When you ride at over 15 miles an [...]

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10 Top Pro Races for 2018 You Can't Miss

The new cycling season is here and it is time to mark your calendars to make sure you follow the most important races.   We have picked the the top ten races to follow this year.   They start in March with the classics Paris - Nice, Milan-San Remo and Paris Roubaix.   The USA has three amazing [...]

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