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Book Review: The Cyclist Who Went Out In The Cold

The Cyclist Who Went Out In The Cold:  Adventures Riding The Iron Curtain, by Tim Moore Having read a considerable body of work from the author at this point [1], I have to say that this is the finest book … Continue reading

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Book Review: French Revolutions

French Revolutions:  Cycling The Tour De France, by Tim Moore If you are familiar with this author, others like him, there is a familiar sense about this book.  A middle-aged sportswriter decides on some loony challenge and manages to secure … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gironimo!

Gironimo!:  Riding The Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy, by Tim Moore The ending of the first paragraph gives the reader a good idea of what to expect for this volume as a whole, and presumably the author’s entire body … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tour De France

Tour De France:  The History, The Legend, The Riders, by Graeme Fife I feel somewhat conflicted about this book after having read it.  Much depends on the person behind the book, as there are at least a couple of ways … Continue reading

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Book Review: It’s Not About The Bike

It’s Not About The Bike:  My Journey Back To Life, by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins If one knows the scandalous last few years of Lance Armstrong’s life, with the breakdown of his marriage due to his adultery and the … Continue reading

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Snitches In Ditches

No one likes snitches. Not even snitches like snitches. In a corrupt society or institution, authorities use snitches to break down barriers of trust within rival organizations (like mafioso families or gangs), which creates paralyzing mistrust and suspicion between people … Continue reading

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Team Players: A Musing On The Tour De France

The newspapers and internet archives will say that Cadel Evans won the Tour de France in 2011, becoming the first Australian to ever win cycling’s most prestigious race. Those reporters going into further detail will say that he won it … Continue reading

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