Category: Bicycling

Mountain biking, road riding, cyclocross

Lance Armstrong Charged with Doping

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) formally charged Lance Armstrong yesterday with doping in an ongoing program running over several years.  A letter sent by  USADA to Armstrong and several others was described in an article published by the Washington Post.…

Cycling in North New Jersey

There I was in the doctor’s office as he held forth about injuries on the fracture spectrum.  It’s not a stress fracture and not quite a hairline fracture.   With the fractured cuboid bone in my foot, my sports medicine guy…

Mark Baldwin: The Evolving Athlete

Warren, NJ resident Mark Baldwin is a late-blooming triathlete.  As his opportunities to play the team sports dwindled following college, he turned to endurance pursuits. After graduating from University of New Hampshire with a B.S. in chemical engineering, Baldwin’s career…

Tour of the Catskills Results Posted

Final results and stage results for the Tour of the Catskills are now available on their website.  Although I’ve ridden a bike plenty, I’ve never raced one.  Can anyone out there explain the different categories in a comment? After originally…

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…

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.