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Dangerous behavior

Last Friday Seattle Critical Mass

Breaking news editor Candace Heckman’s blog has a post about today’s Critical Mass ride:

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The Hit List

Update: Maui Triple Challenge Pics

Some pictures of the 2006 Maui Triple Challenge, courtesy Ian Fuller:

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Gear

Manhattan Style Bicycle Security

A recent business trip took me to Manhattan. Although I was usually preoccupied with route finding after taking the wrong exit point from the subway, I did keep an eye out for things of interest to the cyclist. Cyclists, even messengers, seemed to be sparse, though it’s easy to miss details in the wild never ending stream of automobile traffic. Of the few cyclists I did see, none wore a helmet…

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Personalities

Rider Profile: Ian Fuller

Eugene, OR is a fantastic cycling town and has an amazing pool of potential cycling partners. I feel fortunate about the circle of cycling friends I had while I lived there. We were all able to take advantage of one another’s strengths to stay fit, improve our riding skills, and have fun.

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Meet the Team

Update: First Rate Mortgage Cycling Adds to Women’s 2008 Team

October 22, 2007: FRM is pleased to add that Sara Graham will stay with the team and Joanne Green has just joined for 2008. This brings the women’s team to a total of 14 riders.

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Hot topics

Levi Leipheimer Signs with Astana

“Levi Leipheimer’s move to Astana is now official and he will join ex-Discovery Channel team manager Johan Bruyneel and Tour de France winner Alberto Contador at the new-look Astana team for 2008.”

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The Hit List

The Hit List: Maui Triple Challenge

I used to feel ambivalent about bike tours and guided tours of any kind. What could a tour guide do for me that I couldn’t do on my own? That changed during a 2002 bicycle tour of Vietnam.

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Cross-training

Riders on the Storm: Des Plaines River Trail, IL

This isn’t a regional ride, but the cycling enthusiast seizes the opportunity to spin whenever it arises, even when the location happens to be the trailing edge of a frontal system strong enough to blow several states on a visit with the Wizard of Oz.

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Dangerous behavior

A World Class Recovery Drink

Just ask Floyd: This stuff is so powerful it makes DNA doping look low tech. During the 2006 Tour de France doping scandal involving Floyd Landis, I blogged about how it’s common knowledge that Jack Daniels is a performance enhancing drug. I’ve been on the lookout for custom formulations for recreational athletes ever since. I mean, who amongst us wouldn’t want at least a sample of whatever was flowing through Floyd’s body during his amazing Stage 17 victory.

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