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Drew Davis

  • joined May 05, 2008
  • last login Aug 20, 2014
  • posts 85
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Masters 45+ for road and cross, expert for mb, living outside of Boston.

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I've got cycling videos - and I don't know who's they are!

That's not entirely true - I know I have 6 from Ruthan (various monuments, Giro, and a Vuelta). But I have a bunch of others and I can't recall who sent them to me. Please let me know and I'll send...

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Indoor Trainer Suggestions - what do people like?

My wife just bought her first road bike (Specialized Tarmac / carbon) and I'm looking for suggestions for an indoor trainer for her, since it was 29 degrees this morning. I'm looking for something...

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Cyclocross Corner

I've been meaning to do an extended post on Cyclocross for those members of the Cafe that follow and enjoy it. But time has been short lately and I figured "why recreated the wheel when a primer...

Michael Barry's Worlds Assessment

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Once again he's got a good story over at VN. Within it are two nuggets: The peloton has changed in the last half of the year. Riders no longer attack and surge ahead, holding a high speed until...

Top 5 list - What races do you want to see in person?

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This is not a wish list, so no past races allowed. It's strictly a "these are the races I want to see before I cash in my chips." All races are fair game, in any discipline. If you really want to...

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Could a dog win the Tour de France?

Well, a certain type might be able to if it could be taught to sit upright for long periods of time. Pretty cool none the less.

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Quick Weekend Cross Round-up (US scene)

I meant to get this up earlier so I apologize for the delay. As road season winds down there will be more cross stories posted, at least summaries of both US and European races. I do not call dibs...

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2009 Tour of California: AKA, The Podium Cafe Gathering

Dates - February 14-22 2009 Well, I was going to wait until after worlds to bring this up but after today's stage, screw it. I know more than a couple of us have been talking both on and off site...

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Wanted: Women's opinions on road bikes

My wife is looking into joining the road ranks, not for racing but for training and improving her health. We plan on going to several LBS's to take training rides on women specific frames, but I...

It's official: Cervelo leaving CSC

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(From CN) "Rumors of a new Cervélo professional cycling team have been confirmed, at least in part, by a formal announcement by the Canadian bicycle manufacturer on Thursday. The Cervélo...

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Oh, and by the way - no new password from Ctv yet

And yes, I'm starting to get really, really, really fucking irritated. UPDATE: Chris here... I think we need to get a conversation going right away about whether Cycling.TV is going to come...

Possibly the strangest bike shop owner you will ever see

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  Oh, and he's a notorious bike thief too  

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Non Cycling news that will interest at least 3% of this site

Gentlemen Broncos, the upcoming movie from Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess, "follows a high school outcast who's an aspiring fantasy author. He attends a fantasy convention to show off his...

Nerd Fight - 2nd Thread

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Ok, so over on today's race thread some of us got a little worked up over Star Trek (both the original series and Next Generation). John and I left off debating the merits of two series classics -...

Stage 12 Live Thread

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Chris here -- I had a live thread ready to go; forgot to click "front page" -- thanks Drew. 

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San Fran getting new USA Crit

(Courtesy of VN) You lucky, lucky dogs. The San Francisco Twilight Criterium on September 13 is the newest race in the USA CRITS series. "Nothing compares to a 40 mph night-time race,” said event...

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In need of race info in NJ

To any PCers in the New Jersey / NY / Eastern PA region: I'm going to be on vacation on the Jersey shore (Stone Harbor to be exact) during the last week of July. If anyone has any links to local...

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First Hand Accounting from Paris Roubaix (U23)

Even though Alex Howes finished 60th, don't think he didn't enjoy himself (from his blog) "Well Roubaix was pretty crazy. What else can I say? It was almost exactly what I expected. Mud, slick...

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NYT Columnist to ride Tour Stage

And he's blogging the before and after. The stage - 169k ending at Hautacam. And he's got to do it in less than 10 hours or get pulled off the course. The caveat is he is a beginning cyclist who's...

Giro d'Italia Stage 15... LIVE!

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Have at it!

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Multiple Sclerosis Charity Ride

Hey All, This is by no means a strong arm tactic (honestly!), but next month I'll be doing a 2 day charity ride for Multiple Sclerosis research. If you're interested in learning more just click on...

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