WSJ Finally Acknowle...

I haven’t posted anything about the economy lately, because my terror alert meter has been primarily focused on swine flu and I can only freak out about a single thing at a time. But I thought it was important to point out that Portland decided to showboat for the Wall Street Journal last week, bragging about its...

EVENT: Chickenball R...

I don’t usually talk about upcoming events. But this one had Burt Reynolds and Dom Deluise on the flyer. They even put Dom in the Captain Chaos outfit that I loved so much growing up. So this event is already the best bike race that has ever not yet been raced in the history of future bike races. The race is on May 2nd...

EVENT: Spand and Del...

Adnan Kadir, cycling coach to the stars (and by “stars” I mean some of my friends) is leaving town for a year. He mentioned that Spand and Deliver was THE MOST FUN HE’D HAD AT A RACE THIS YEAR. So I decided to qucikly come up with a farewell race in his honor. Everything was coming together...

Shimano Recalls Dura...

I had been hearing rumors all year that these wheels sucked, but apparently they suck so bad that you can get your money back. According to the CPSC, the “rim surface and spoke hole plugs on the wheel can cause a puncture to the inner tube, resulting in a flat tire.” They add, “this can cause the rider to lose...

Allez vs. Predator: ...

According to Yahoo Sports, cyclists caught doping in ’09 face 4-year bans, doubling the current ban of 2 years. International Cycling Union president Pat McQuaid plans to double the current penalty of two years in “aggravating circumstances.” This now puts hopped up cyclists on the same schedule as the Olympics, US...

Lance Armstrong caus...

There is nothing I love more than getting my news about the cycling industry AND my news about the impending global economic doom at the same time. Something about the time saved warms my heart. So it is with great joy that I break the news that Lance Armstrong has thrown himself behind SRAM, and then breaking the news that...