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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 […]

The Horror of Lago Vista
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The Horror of Lago Vista

On the way home from La Primavera at Lago Vista on Saturday, I called my wife, Nina. “Hey honey, I’m on the way home,” I told her. “Already? What happened?” She asked, knowing that bike races that end too soon—usually end badly. “Well, I got dropped.” “Okay, well, why race if you’re going to get […]