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 been a big presence in the last few weeks.  (Euflexxa […]

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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 in the USADA’s reasoned decision.  While some might surmise that […]

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Two Views on Chris Horner

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 were more than a few raised eyebrows.  How does a […]

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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 Harlem Valley Rail Trail. John found a route on a […]

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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 have many training partners during the years I went out […]

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