Author: Peter Minde

Tour de France 2011

If you’re stuck in an office all week, as I used to be, one of the best ways to follow the Tour de France is on LeTour.fr.  Their blow-by-blow updates are almost as good as watching live.  Their new web…

Mika Myllyla: R.I.P.

Mika Myllyla passed away earlier this week, aged 41.  Here’s the story on FasterSkier; his passing even made the mainstream U.S. press.

NJ Trail Series Wednesday Night at the Races

Flat and fast just doesn’t work for me as a race course. Interval workouts are only productive to a certain point; then you need to put on a number and actually race.  On Wednesday night, I ran the local 5k…

BMC Soigneur Arrested in Connection with EPO Shipment

Sven Schoutteten, a part-time soigneur, or assistant, to the BMC pro cycling team was arrested in relation to a shipment of 200 doses of the performance-enhancing drug EPO, confiscated by police in Belgium in 2009.

Hunter Mountain Loop Run, Catskills

So I gave myself a late Fathers’ Day present and drove to the Catskills for a solo run.  Originally, I’d intended to run a section of the Escarpment Trail in anticipation of the race at the end of July.  But…

Jornet, Greenwood Win Western States 100

Kilian Jornet of Spain blistered the Western States 100 on Sunday, finishing in a time of 15:34, the third-fastest time in the history of the race.  Mike Wolfe came second, four minutes back, followed by Nick Clark in third.