USA Cycling Chief Steve Johnson is in trouble for denying that Dave Zabriske complained to him several times about US Postal team’s doping program. The encounters are written about in Juliet Macur’s book Cycle of Lies
Reminds me a bit of the Simpsons and Chief Wiggum taking notes on his invisible typewriter.
More at Velonews: http://velonews.competitor.com/2014/03/news/usac-chief-denies-knowledge-postal-doping_320736
It is downright painful to watch a pro cyclist slam or throw a $5,000+ bike with such abandon. I can hear the carbon cracking. At least Bradley Wiggins’ weak upper body did not cause any havoc as the bike gently tucked against the wall.
The final installment of the epic journey from London to Istanbul.
MELONS, TRUCKS & ANGRY DOGS – Epis. IV from e r t z u i ° film on Vimeo.
Benedict Campbell’s movie about the 2012 Tour of Britain. Great shots throughout.
“IT AIN’T ABOUT CAV” THE FILM from benedict campbell on Vimeo.
That is quite a run up in the opening scene.
“FOR THE LOVE OF MUD” TEASER-1 from benedict campbell on Vimeo.
No mud, no glory. You have to get muddy in cyclocross.
BK Cyclocross filmpje3CMNTR-compressed from Stephan Vanden Berghe on Vimeo.
A couple of Fidea Telenet guys race a Steeplechase horse. More for dramatic effect than competitive purposes.
Unsanctioned gravel races are the future. Vermont’s toughest gravel road race and the Rasputista.
Rasputitsa is Russian for the mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The 1st Annual Rasputitsa Spring Classic will be held on April 19th, 2014 starting at 9 AM EST at Main Street in Newport, VT. This 47 mile (31 miles of gravel) road race travels some of Vermont’s coldest and barren landscapes. The event raises money for the Mary E. Wright Halo Foundation. Register for $40 online at: http://www.bikereg.com/rasputitsa
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Looks like Samsung Galaxy is taking the watch concept to a bike computer. The road bike placement looks good and having an integrated stem makes it look much better. The hybrid bike with the stem placement of the Galaxy looks a bit awkward. The sheer size of the Galaxy is a bit much.
Overall, this is a new trend of smartphones adding in more features related to fitness.
Watching the Syracuse/ Virginia Tech basketball game featuring announcer Tim Brant reminded me of the 1980s cycling coverage on CBS.