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Congratulations to Tara Whitten who won the Gold medal in the Women’s Individual Road Time Trial today at the Commonwealth Games. This is her fourth medal at the Commonwealths — she won three Bronze medals in the track cycling events last week.

Read more (and see the video of her TT finish) at CBC.

The “aristocrats” of the track vs. the vagabonds of the road.

Not sure who the artist is but I love it!

Found on Landlords.

The “aristocrats” of the track vs. the vagabonds of the road.

Not sure who the artist is but I love it!

Found on Landlords.

Tags: lulz, art, road,
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Hern is throwing a race of epic proportions for his birthday.  Santa Barbara to Santa Monica.  Bring the pain.

Poster by Mike Bertino.
Hern is throwing a race of epic proportions for his birthday.  Santa Barbara to Santa Monica.  Bring the pain.

Poster by Mike Bertino.

Hern is throwing a race of epic proportions for his birthday. Santa Barbara to Santa Monica. Bring the pain.

Poster by Mike Bertino.

Chasing Legends screening in Los Angeles this Saturday!

Not in LA? Find a screening near your town.
Chasing Legends screening in Los Angeles this Saturday!

Not in LA? Find a screening near your town.

Chasing Legends screening in Los Angeles this Saturday!

Not in LA? Find a screening near your town.

Sunday! Sunday!  Sunday!  The Brentwood Grand Prix.

My favorite crit race of the year is right around the corner.  An awesome course right in my own backyard (or close enough anyway).  Check the schedule to see who’s racing when.  Definitely a great race to watch so come down and enjoy.

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! The Brentwood Grand Prix.

My favorite crit race of the year is right around the corner. An awesome course right in my own backyard (or close enough anyway). Check the schedule to see who’s racing when. Definitely a great race to watch so come down and enjoy.

Tags: road, races,
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2010 Tour De France Round-Up

» ILoveDust did the piece above and also demystifies The Tour in a graphic posted on Trackosaurus Rex.

» Coach Chris Carmichael’s TdF preview on Pez Cycling.

» Follow Michael Good’s awesome ongoing coverage of The Tour on Domestique.

» Ten questions about the 2010 Tour De France are answered on Pavé.

» Join the second annual Fantasy Tour De France Competition on Hipster Nascar.

» Matt Rossman’s guide to training like a TdF racer on VeloNews.

» A few essential videos and links for the 2010 Tour posted up on BikeBlogNYC.

» The complete 2010 TdF race roster up on Bicycle.net.

» Which of these hilarious predicted news stories will come true during the Tour on Bikezilla?

» For your convenience and lulz, a handy TdF glossary is posted on Racejunkie.

This is pretty much all speculation of course so try not to take it too srsly.

This vid kinda reminds me of all the 9/11 Truth videos. Did we ever get the truth?

Found on Cozy Beehive.

Rapha put together a compilation CD to celebrate the history, passion and glory of the Giro d’Italia.

I’m loving this. Coincidentally, my friend and I are actually putting some mixtapes together inspired by racing at the velodrome. More about that later.

Here’s the track list for The Giro - Music Inspired By The Giro d’Italia:

1.Religion / LA GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT
2.La Traviata: Di Provenza il Mar (Vocal) – Verdi
3.THE CARAVAN OF THE GIRO D’ITALIA
4.Bartali – Paolo Conte
5.WHAT IS THE GIRO?
6.Welcome – Gino Latino
7.HISTORIC LANDMARKS
8.Numb – Mescalito
9.Omertá – El Domingo
10.Io Che Non Sono L’Imperatore – Edoardo Bennato
11.Lamette– Donatella Rettore
12.TARANTO TO FOGGIA
13.The End – Change
14.It’s a War – Kano
15.GIRO LEGENDS
16.Stop Bajon (Club Mix) – Tullio Di Piscopo
17.Testa – Testa
18.Ice Metropolis / THE TIME TRIAL
19.Walk a Mile (Henrik Schwarz edit) – Coldcut
20.FREE ENTERTAINMENT
21.Acqua Azzurra, Acqua Chiara – Lucio Battisti
22.Lonesome Gun / THE DOLOMITES
23.4 MILES TO GO
24.Come Down Easy – Howard Eliott Payne
25.THE CLIMAX
26.Milan – Wish
27.HEARTS OF THE TIFOSI
28.Un Bel di Vedremo – Puccini

Found on Italian Cycling Journal.

You see a lot of successful road athletes having a background in track. They are moving away from it, just like me, because the program has changed.

Shelley Evans on transitioning from track racing to the road in an interview with VeloNews.

Evans is a frequent rider at Hellyer Park Velodrome and has won a few UCI World Cup medals for the US Team. This year, she’s focussing more on road events and the Tour of New Zealand earlier this year.



I truly hope that talents like Shelley aren’t moving away from the track “because the program has changed”. If that’s the case, then the damage caused by all the recent changes to the Olympic program has already been done. Thanks a lot guys.

Read the interview with Evans as she talks about going from the track to the road, her plans for the 2012 Olympics and being a woman racer at VeloNews.


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