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Markk

  • joined May 09, 2008
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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Advice on "Crossing" a ditch

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From the old days. Cross Courses just don't seem the same...

Bike Sculptures

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Hat tip to Tom Held's off the couch blog in Wisconsin for linking to these wonderful sculpures/furniture made from bicycles and parts.

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An Alphabet for the best Tour in Years

Here are a few of my favorite things from this years wondrous Tour de France.It was the most entertaining race in years for many many reasons. More than these.I was just scribbling during the...

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Ride Two Tours in Year - prereq to win later

Much has been made of the fact that one can't win the Giro - Tour double nowadays, but I noticed an interesting fact: In the last five years every winner has ridden two Grand tours in a Year...

Cole House called up for BMC

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Only Native American in Pro Conti+ ranks? Props to a local guy anyway. 22 and won a couple Superweek crits this month

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Best Possible VDS Teams Post Tour

Based on the spreadsheet from a previous post here are the best possible VDS Teams at the end of the tour. I give three versions - Best possible, best without Contador and best with Andy Schleck....

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Optimal VDS Team - Hardcore (Here be Math)

VDS for Math NutsThis is going to be a funky post about maximizing VDS teams. It is going to delve into esoteric programming techniques and show how the VDS system is an example of a generally hard...

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Annual plea to be careful out there!

I seem to write something about this about once a year somewhere. Hope it helps. This year was tragic in what has made me write. As big rides are happening all over right now I hope this reminder...

Triangular Wheels - Gavia not the first! Take a look at this nice bike right from a Gavia crayola....

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Triangular Wheels - Gavia not the first! Take a look at this nice bike right from a Gavia crayola. ASO is considering them for TT's for the Tour I hear. The elites will soon be training on them. They are actually quite interesting. An article with a little explanation is here.

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Michael Barry's Interesting Observation

"It's faster Now". Michael Barry has a diary  on Velonews with an interesting observation. His point is that stages are raced much faster now than when he started in 1996 and that there is no piano...

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