Bicycling

Mountain biking, road riding, cyclocross

Four Hills Loop

After taking time off to work up a couple of stories for FasterSkier, it’s a belated return to posting here.  There have been a few stories that didn’t make it here.  As my knee is acting up, the bike has…

On Dope and Chris Horner

Below are a variety of links from around the internet about dope and pro cycling.  In the New York Times, Juliet Macur recounts a discussion between Vuelta winner Chris Horner and George Hincapie.  She rightly asks why names were redacted…

Two Views on Chris Horner

Chris Horner at the Tour of California.  Courtesy of Wikipedia.

Chris Horner won the Vuelta a España, becoming the oldest rider to win a grand tour.  Those of us who are master blasters have a glimmer of hope.  Or do we?  As he closed in on the overall win, there…

Hot Three State Ride

After a false start last year, John, Gary, Andrey and I reunited for a day in the confluence of thee states.  The scenery was worth the trip.  We convened in Millerton NY, where there’s a nice parking lot for the…

Off the Back

Last Saturday morning, I took a deep breath and went out on my first group ride, out of Marty’s in Morristown. When it comes to training, I’ve always been kind of a loner.  Not by choice.  For some reason, I didn’t…

The Big Bonk

Fifty-three miles, 4300 feet of vertical gain, 3500 calories burned, one big bonk.  Holy number cruncher, Batman. Last Sunday started out well, as I rode a now-familiar route to Jockey Hollow.  Zigging and zagging to bag a couple of favorite…