Monthly Archives: July 2012

cycling
July 30, 2012 posted by

Vino Make Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan Proud

Congratulations to Alexadre Vinokourov for winning the Olympic gold. Vino’s always been one of my favorite riders. His crazy attacking style is exactly what makes bike racing great. I can’t…

climbing
July 27, 2012 posted by

Zombie Roof Solo

For your weekend Psyche here’s another vid of Canadian climber Will Stanhope free soloing Zombie Roof (5.12d). The climbing is almost anti-climactic. What I dig about the vid is the…

drugs
July 24, 2012 posted by

62,000 Bad Things and 6 Good Things

Dr. Mercola can be an alarmist wanker but he spins a plenty of good advice as well. And when I say spin I mean it in a myriad of ways….

cycling
July 23, 2012 posted by

God Save The Cycling Queen

For the first time in 100 years we have an English champion of France’s finest sporting event. The Brits took second, won six stages, and with the likes of Team…

climbing
July 20, 2012 posted by

New Routing

The thing about being a multi-sport athlete is that you can’t get fixated on one thing. The Tour, and the challenge, are still going. My first big race is just…

cycling
July 18, 2012 posted by

Panache Spelled Tommy

If anyone needs a power meter, heart rate monitor, watch or any other measuring device to calculating your riding mine are all for sale. I’m going Tommy Voeckler. Who decided…

challenges
July 13, 2012 posted by

Tour Challenges For Everyone

Oddly enough I’m not the only person in the world who’s thought of doing challenges that mimic grand tour bike races. For your Friday Psyche I present a couple of…

health news
July 12, 2012 posted by

The Problem With Reading

“I believe virtually everything I read and I think that is what make me more of a selective human.” David St. Hubbins I’m interrupting cycling month for a little rant….