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KevinK

  • joined May 11, 2008
  • last login Oct 22, 2008
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I am a new fan of...

I vowed to limit my Olympics viewing to a bare minimum. 1. because I watched the whole TdF from beginning to end. I even watched some stages more than once. That's just a crazy amount of time spent...

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There's no hope: Racewalker banned for EPO

From Xinhuanet: Former Chinese Olympian race walker Song Hongjuan was busted for EPO. According to the Chinese Athletic Association's website, the 24-year-old race walker, who placed 14th in...

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Thanks to Versus

To The Producers of the Tour de France on Versus, and to Phil, Paul, Bob, and Craig, Thank you for the beautiful coverage of the Tour de France again this year. For Americans, Versus is our...

If you've been a cycling fan in recent years, you've probably longed to serve up a cock punch or ...

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If you've been a cycling fan in recent years, you've probably longed to serve up a cock punch or two to various riders, team directors, or bureaucrats in the sport. This video shows what it's all about.

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Replace the Carbon Bits

George Hincapie's crash in the 2006 Paris-Roubaix was something straight out of most cyclist's nightmares. Sudden failure of a critical component. A sudden loss of control. Nothing to do but crash. ...

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The Kneehab Diaries

This is the last of the kneehab diaries. I'm writing this up for other unlucky cyclists who break their patella. Unfortunately, it will probably be pretty useful! Broken kneecaps seem to be a...

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Cycling After a Knee Injury

Disclaimer No medical professionals contributed to this article. If this article provokes questions about your injury or treatment, ask your doctor. I had a car accident about three months ago. I...

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Torri talks to Jesus

Jesus Manzano, that is. Recall that Manzano has accused Valverde of using Testosterone: From June 07, 2007 Cycling News: Alejandro Valverde "took the same stuff that they gave me," said his former...

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Blogging the Olympics--sort of

Cue the fanfare music... Dim the stadium lights. Ok, ok, launch the doves, LAUNCH THE DOVES! Cue the interpretive dancers... Bring out the elderly 15th duchess of Craptenstein. The IOC has an...

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How To: Live Audio Race Commentary

VideoLAN (aka VLC) is the open source (free) swiss army knife of media streaming and transcoding. It runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It's indespensible for a media starved cycling fan. If you can...

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Ride the Vote

I like Barack Obama's statements about transportation policy. From: http://obama.3cdn.net/4465b108758abf7a42_a3jmvyfa5.pdfBuild More Livable and Sustainable Communities: Over the longer term, we...

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Knee Injury Recovery

Long story short, the driver in the left lane drove into the front of my car. I had zero time to react. I was only able to slam on the brakes before the impact, and some part of the dashboard cut...

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Velodrome Crash Video

If you haven't seen it, take a look! Note, there were no serious injuries, just cuts and bruises.

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Paris Roubaix 2007--DVD Quality!

I just got my spring classics DVDs from WCP and plopped down on the couch to watch Paris Roubaix and was quite pleasantly surprised.I believe prior years' DVDs were produced from SD quality source...

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Mountain Bike

I think I'll give myself a mountain bike this christmas.For years it was pointless to own one in my area--trail access was really limited. I haven't owned one for a looong time, and know nothing...

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Club Kit?

We're in the process of forming a cycling club.The club I rode with in 2007 had a local company produce our uniforms. The unis were reasonable quality, but we had to purchase everything at the...

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Foul Fowl Fouled Fairly

If you were wringing your hands about ~:>'s summary expulsion from the Tour, you can breathe easy now: Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen, who was kicked out of the Tour de France for evading doping...

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'08 Redline Conquest Team Bike Build

This Sunday I raced in the first race of the local 2007 'cross series. I've raced three cross seasons. One season on a mountain bike, the second season, I rode a Kona "Jake the Snake" cyclocross...

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appropriate responses

I was on my way home from doing a couple of my favorite climbs when someone shouted an insult at me from a car across the intersection. The only part I heard, was "use the sidewalk, dick!"I was on...

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On the Vick Media

[editor's note, by chris] Although I haven't promoted these kinds of stories which aren't about Cycling, I think there's a valid point here, and anyway it's a slow news day.I'm watching ESPN and...

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Best Buy/Worst Buy

As the cycling season wanes, it's time to look back and decide what your best and worst cycling gear purchases were. What designer and engineer deserves a medal, and which company deserves a cock...

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Sinkewitz Saves Millions

Despite bad science, French lab tech incompetence, and conspiracies against foreign riders, Patrick Sinkewitz has apparently said "ya got me": Former T-Mobile rider Patrik Sinkewitz, who was among...

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Anti Doping With Spirit

I'm encouraged by the way the anti-doping measures in the Tour are working out. Cheaters are caught, and expelled mid-race, and whole teams are being expelled on the spot. And now, Rasmussen has...

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Walsh Dishes on the Chicken

I saw the link over at the CFA.Here's the whole cow blood story.What a mess. Richards has decided to tell the UCI and the DCU about his experience with Rasmussen in March 2002. He is due to speak...

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TT Number Crunching

Some back of the envelope calculations follow. Valverde might rue the day he didn't work with Moreau. The days of yellow for the chicken might be numbered, and he might finish a few rungs beneath...

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Vino Fully Recovered

Hot off the wire! Eurosport | Mon, Jul 16, 15:48 Astana manager Marc Biver insists team leader Alexandre Vinokourov will return to his best form after the first rest day of the Tour de France. "We...

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Floyd Landis on Talk of the Nation Tomorrow

I just heard, Floyd Landis will be on the NPR show Talk of the Nation. I don't know if we'll hear anything new, but I will give a listen.

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The Podium Cafe Prologue Challenge!

[editor's note, by chris] It started innocently enough as a diary by Kevin...In honor of the most anticipated prologue of all time, I plan to ride a flat 7.9 km (4.9 mi) as fast as I can. (The...

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Summary of Walsh's From Lance to Landis

[editor's note, by chris] This is comprehensive coverage of the Walsh book, including links to various responsive articles in the comments. Nice work Kevin!David Walsh's book is a history of the...

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With Testosterone, Less is More???

From CN Italian paper calls Giro doping test results 'abnormal' Italian newspaper Corriere Dello Sport is reporting that Danilo Di Luca (Liquigas), Eddy Mazzoleni (Astana), Gilberto Simoni and...

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