Lord of the Flies
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Lord of the Flies

Perhaps some of you are also labeled as the “guy or girl who rides bikes” at your workplace or neighborhood. Thus, today the inevitable question arises from your coworkers or neighbors or non-cycling friends. I’ve already gotten it five times this morning: “What did you think?” Of course they are referring to the Oprah interview. I … Continue reading

If You’re Interested in Cyclocross…Well…Good Luck!
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If You’re Interested in Cyclocross…Well…Good Luck!

In honor of this week’s Cyclocross National Championships, I thought I would bring you this little gem from yesteryear. The New England Cyclocross Championships from 1985. Let’s dissect it. While watching, please watch out for and take special notice of the following: Kick ass old man in the Adidas hat summing up cyclocross beautifully @ 0:47 … Continue reading

It Is Cold in Wisconsin in January…and Cyclocross Is Really Hard
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It Is Cold in Wisconsin in January…and Cyclocross Is Really Hard

Maybe you’ve heard that the U.S. Cyclocross National Championship series is currently going on in Madison, Wisconsin. Maybe you’ve heard of Madison, Wisconsin.  It is here: Maybe you’ve heard of the month that this current week falls within. It is called January. In the northern hemisphere, January falls within the season known as “winter.” On average, the weather … Continue reading