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Cyclocross Tires – Dugast Typhoon Review

I’m lucky enough to live in a city that has a Dugast distributor, so for the past few seasons the nearly mythical tires have been simply hanging on a hook waiting for someone to buy them.  Last year I decided … Continue reading

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Power Meters for Cyclocross

I was a bit torn on whether to use my almost new 2012 SRAM Red Quarq power meter for cyclocross this season.  Firstly, the chainrings with the hidden bolt that threads through to the crank aren’t used on the Red … Continue reading

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Time Trial Bike – Blue Triad SP

My big goal for the season so far was the Colorado State Time Trial Championship.  Although the race was two weeks ago, I finally got time to take some photos and do a profile my bike.  I couldn’t be happier … Continue reading

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Dead Dog Stage Race – Time Trial

There is a short amount of time between the criterium and the afternoon Trihydro Time Trial.  Most racers will have about an hour prior to their TT start which is 15 minues away.  I took 15 minutes to drive my … Continue reading

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Its been a while since I posted a personal update, and I wanted to let everyone know what I’ve been up to lately.  I’m starting to settle into my new work schedule, and now that the students have gone home …

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Almost Pro Bike – Russell Harding’s Blue Norcross SL

This post is a semi-spoof of cyclingnews’ Pro Bike features.  If you’ve been reading cyclingnews for a while, you have a pretty good feel of what to expect from one of these pieces.  They are mostly sponsor fluff, but generally … Continue reading

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It’s not about the bike… Or is it?

The bike.  Something to be obsessed over.  It is what makes the sport unique.  A machine that can take you places you couldn’t imagine, and up to speeds that make your eyes water and ears beg for mercy from the … Continue reading

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Time Trial Bike

One of my goals I mentioned earlier was to build a time trial bike I could ride regularly, to accustom myself to the position and improve my performance in races.  Obviously, a purpose built time trial bike would be ideal.  … Continue reading

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New Training Wheels: Rol Race SLR Custom

If you study every picture in my blog carefully, and have attention to detail, you may have noticed that my road wheels are unmatched. It has been said, the art of looking PRO is to be Casually Deliberate.  To paraphrase: … Continue reading

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It’s The Pits

One of the things which differentiates cyclocross from other forms of racing is the pits.  In road racing a PRO will have a few team cars following with spare equipment/bikes, etc; an amateur may have a neutral follow vehicle for … Continue reading

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