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The Ironman Spirit

A couple of stunning examples of spirit and strength that illustrate the incredible will of an Ironman triathlete. I would love to be able to be there someday. To be humbled by it all and to put my body, mind and soul to the ultimate personal test. Sian Welch and Wendy Ingraham fighting for 4th and 5th place at the …

Tour Down Under summary

How else do I express that this was a great start to 2010. This was another great hype filled race with the re-introduction of Lance Armstrong in his new Team Radio Shack team and uniform. The 2009 transfer season was dizzying to say the least. It was a complete overhaul of nearly every team. What this gives to us is …

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So what’s the deal with cyclists and shaved legs?

Quite often I’ve been asked about why cyclists shave their legs. What is funny to me is that the first thing that people will say is: “Does it really make you that much faster?” So here’s my quick explanation of what it’s all about. There are 3 main reasons that a cyclist will shave their legs. Road Rash – There …

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Running in the rain

Forget singing in the rain. It’s about running in the rain today. I remember not too many years ago when I would look at people running in the rain and think that it was bizarre. Why bother right? It would be sunny another day which would be much better to be outside in. For me, running and cycling were methods …