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Scheldeprijs: Clash of the sprint titans

Not everybody love Scheldeprijs. It’s a flat windy race, stuck mid-week between two races of much greater prestige, a time when most fans are either basking in the afterglow of De Ronde or looking ahead to Paris-Roubaix. 1,013 more words


Cycling, Juicing & Health aka An Excuse to Write about Cav!

I am writing this post under the guise that cycling is good for your health: fresh air, Vitamin D, exercise, camaraderie (unless you come off, that is!) It’s also good for the environment, no petrol or diesel fumes clogging up the atmosphere – or our lungs. 701 more words


Hijab la Rio-2016, Lady Gaga, transfer de 42 milioane in China, Maradona si Napoli, Kittel

* Prima sportiva care a anuntat, si a primit aprobarea, sa poarte hijab (acoperamantul de cap la femeile musulmane) este… americana, se numeste Ibtihaj Muhammad, si, la urma-urmei, practicand scrima, nu prea socheaza, pentru ca in competitie are, in majoritatea timpului, obisnuita masca de protectie. 487 more words

Dubai Tour: Kittel vs. Cavendish vs. Does It Really Matter?

Starting next week, the Dubai Tour is entering its third year as a strangely enjoyable ‘stage race’. Okay, so there’s no chance of seeing any cat-and-mouse attacks, stinging breakaway moves or breath-taking descents, but there’s something simple about the bunch sprint tear-ups in Dubai’s selection of resorts. 665 more words

Previews And Reviews

Sid Yiddish for President

Sid Yiddish is a Chicago performance artist who is running for president as a write-in candidate. He describes himself as a “Lincoln Republican” though his politics are more in line with the Democrats, but you are welcome to write him in on whatever ballot you choose; he’s not picky. 732 more words

Notes From A Polite New Yorker

Ten Riders for 2016

Mike Franchetti looks at who’s in for a big year as cycling returns for 2016.

Emerging from the glow of Christmas lights and New Year fireworks, the 2016 Pro Cycling season has rumbled into January and racing ‘down under’ starts this month. 1,342 more words


From Rosh Chodesh Ellul, the pace picks up - time to brush up our souls

Yomtov never seems to arrive on time. Early or late, it catches us by surprise. And yet – the date never changes and the calendar has a number of events to remind us. 309 more words

High Holy Days