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Hons

  • joined May 08, 2008
  • last login Aug 29, 2014
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Roberto Heras'ss's's return to competition

That's right, Lance is not the only who can stage epic comebacks.  Yup, Lance's former teammate (aka mulit vuelta winner) has returned to competition in Oxforshire this past weekend.  He was...

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Who are you?

That was the question posed to Svein Tuft after winning the silver in todays worlds ITT.  However, Schmalz over at Velocity Nation has pre-empted that question for one of the younger members of...

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Bradley Wiggins: GarMan?

It appears so.  Backing up yesterdays speculation, CW is reporting that Mr. Wiggins himself has confirmed that he has signed a 2-year deal with garmin-Chipotle.  On why he is leaving Columbia: “...

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Public Service Announcement

BSNYC has implored that blogs and websites cyberspace wide join his fight against driving while distracted via 1.bp.blogspot.com This campaign began with this observation: ...driving while...

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Calling all left-coast types

It's vacation time for Hons, and I'm seeking advice from the PdC crowds for soon to be obvious reasons.  I'm heading down to LA for a couple weeks in July and will be taking my (new!!) bike with...

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Road Rage on LA roads

This was discussed briefly on the live thread today but I thought I would link a new LA times article on the issue.  It reports that the driver was taken into custody on suspicion of felony assault...

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Pro tour: going, going...gone?

Today, Patrick Lefevere announced that: Our sponsors don't see why they should stay in the ProTour as we could see our invitations to some leading races turned down Add this to Cofidis' c...

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Worst tour favourites preview ever!

Sorry VeloNews, but this is just weak. Usually I'm a fan of your work, but this is embarassing.  Between the mentions of Jullich, questions about Team High Road's leader Mick Rogers health, and the...

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Who else thinks Sammy is lying.

So Samuel Sanchez does an interview with VeloNews.  In it he discusses how his goals are stage wins and tour completion.  He also divulges that he will be racing the Olympics.  After that HE'S...

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Levi interview

  I know that Levi is a polarizing figure in this neighbourhood, but there is a very interesting interview up at Velocity Nation.   A huge 'chapeau' to the folks at Velocity nation.  They have to...

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More tour teams announced

In addition to CSC/Sexy Back, some other teams have recently announced their tour rosters.    Euskies: Haimar Zubeldia, Samuel Sánchez, Mikel Astarloza, Rubén Pérez, Gorka Verdugo, Iñaki Isasi,...

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Volta a Catalunya - Stage 2

Well, Thor managed to smash his way over a very bumpy course to win the sprint over Eisel.  Cofidis' Leonardo Duque managed third which bumped him up ahead of big George on the GC into 2nd. It...

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Giro - Stage 2: GC time already?

Maybe.  Remember last year?  DiLuca took a couple stages like this one today, getting small gaps each time, then held his own on the bigger climbs later.  This left the other favourites having to...

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Millar Bashes Basso

Millar has been quoted as saying that Basso shouldn't be held up as a role model for younger cyclist.  He cites his non-admission to doping as the deciding factor.  He says "He is neither a hero,...

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Samuel Sanchez is not dead!!!

I was starting to wonder.  But do not fear, SamSan was present in the recent Vuelta Asturias in...Asturia.  Though he is sitting comfortably over 14 min back in the GC, he pulled out all the stops...

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Freewheel compatibility

Here is a question for the tech-heads in the crowd.   I have a dilemma  on my hands.  I have broken two spokes on my rear wheel in the last two weeks.  It only sucked once (the other time I got to...

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Backstedt scare

According to Slipstream's wonderfully awesome webite, their team doctor, Prentice Steffen, got a scare from Maggie during T-A: "I have a bit of an infection in the wound from the operation..."...

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Paris-Nice Favourites...where are they now

After a blustery day on the road resulting in time gaps up to 13min, the GC race has become decidedly more select.  Additionally small time gaps opened up in the front group on the final...

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Caffeine = Banned substance!

...in high school at least.  The NorCal High School MTB league has banned the use of caffeine, gaurana and taurine because "...over the past few years, the League has seen an increase in caffeine...

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ToC stage 7 preview

So on our way home from the Balcom canyon climb (had a great time...report may follow) we decided to take a short detour (ok, a long detour) and check out the climb up to Millcreek summit and the...

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You won't believe this...

Cadel Evans Attacked!!!!Yeah, I know...I didn't think he had it in him.  Apparently he attacked a group of 17 (inc 3 teammates) on the final 4km climb in the second stage of Ruta del Sol.  Then he...

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Weird race results

First, in the Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria DiLuca is reported to have contested the sprint in yesterdays finish, and finished fourth in todays.  It appears from this picture that he was...

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VeloNews...SOLD!!!

To a "...recently formed private equity-financed media company based in San Diego".  The whole story can be found here.  Apparently what sealed the deal was the involvement of Peter Englehart,...

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Wrap your head around this one

Fat BettiniYeah, I know it's tough.  When I try to imagine it, I get nothing.  But according to CN Bettini says: "This winter I exaggerated a little bit and found myself nine kilograms over my...

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"Floyd Lashes out"

This is the title of a particularly interesting interview that Neal Rogers of VeloNews had with Floyd recently.  Please note, I became uninterested in the Landis case at least six months ago, if...

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Specialized christmas

All of a sudden I have this unexplainable desire to upgrade to a 10-speed cassette.  http://www.specialized.com/bc/microsite/holiday/index.html

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Placebo effect: The future of doping...or not?

Browsing through the Oct 31st issue of the Journal of Neuroscience I came across the following very interesting article: Opioid-Mediated Placebo Responses Boost Pain Endurance and Physical...

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Genevieve Jeanson's story

VN has provided translations of Genevieve Jeanson's two part interview on Radio-Canada.  It's an enlightening peak into the behind-the-scenes of professional sports.  I don't know if it comes as a...

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Neuvation Wheels

[editor's note, by chris] During the season my policy was to leave gear chat in the diaries, but with the season winding down, Interbike in full cry, and the buying season fast approaching, I sense...

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Sinkewitz positive for testosterone

That's the headline over at VN.  Apparently his testosterone levels were elevated in a June 8th sample.  Surprisingly, Sinkewitz responded with bewilderment.  But seeing that he was just about to...

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