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The Fires of Hell Clawed at Anything That Dared Traverse the Land
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The Fires of Hell Clawed at Anything That Dared Traverse the Land

In a grass lot next to the Kay Yeager Coliseum, we stepped out of the Durata Training Truck and incurred an all too familiar shock. As we took that first step, grass shattered beneath the soles of our shoes and thorns hardened by the fires of hell clawed at anything that dared traverse the land. […]

An Under-23 Nationals Report (and a stupid light bike)
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An Under-23 Nationals Report (and a stupid light bike)

The trip to Madison, Wisconsin for the 2014 Road National Championships was an adventure. We raced in and then drove through a monsoon in Kansas, creeping along at 30 mph on the Interstate. We drank Oatmeal Stouts with our Iowan hosts (Phil’s gracious in-laws) in a pub during a tornado warning. We became acquainted with […]

Like Cinderella's slipper, in neon: Scott Road Premium Shoe
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Like Cinderella’s slipper, in neon: Scott Road Premium Shoe

“Clack….Clack,” the sound of a pair of cycling shoes becoming one with their counterpart, the pedals. It’s a sound that builds adrenaline in a cyclist, marking the start of a ride, a race, or even a trip to the local bar. The sound indicates that something awesome is about to begin. The SCOTT sports Road […]

Man versus taco versus time
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Man versus taco versus time

Dreams of my taco In July of 2008, Zac Lytle, a bike racer, promoter, and close friend of the team, took on a personal challenge: To eat 1,000 tacos in one year. Zac figured, he already ate lots of tacos—authenticos (as he calls them) from Mexican taco stands, filled with spiced meat, and just onion […]

A Fayetteville Drama, in Three Acts
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A Fayetteville Drama, in Three Acts

ONE Leading up to the Fayetteville Stage Race, I couldnt help but think about the previous year, and its upsetting outcome. In 2013 I’d finished 21st overall in the Cat 2/3 race, and junior racers from the Slipstream-Craddock Development Team took the top four sports. This year, though, there was one major difference, I had […]