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Mountains to the right of me. Mountains to the Left of me!

What was I thinking? Tomorrow morning is the start of the inaugural Jeremiah Bishops’ Alpine Gran Fondo here in Harrisonburg, Virginia. When we think of bicycle climbing, we generally think of Colorado or perhaps in the California mountains. But Virginia … Continue reading

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Fast Freddy does the Gran Fondo Los Angeles

Earn “Feet” Toward Your PCAP Climbing Jersey As many of you know – and many of you may not know – TSG, Inc. created the MyBikeInfo iPhone application to support the bicycling-based awareness efforts of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. … Continue reading

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Never Rear End a Bee at 39 Miles an Hour

l’Etape du California is in the History Books Saturday was a great ride and the most challenging bicycle ride of my long career:  92.8 miles – from the start at Claremont, to the finish in the parking lot at Mt. … Continue reading

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Mount Baldy and the L-Factor

Have you ever wanted to ride the famous climbs of the Tour de France but just haven’t had the time to make it across the pond to France? Well, if you live in California or one of the neighboring states … Continue reading

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48% of At Risk Men Do Not Test Annually for Prostate Cancer You’ve heard me say it many times, it’c critical for men to test annually for prostate cancer. Despite the continual rehashing in the popular media of the debate … Continue reading

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How I Insure My New Expensive Formigli

I Didn’t Think My New Formigli Would Cost What it Did – But It’s Really Worth It! I’ve finally finished the build of my new Formigli steel classic frame. I absolutely love it and I’ll describe the components below. I … Continue reading

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Getting Fitted on “Fred’ by Ted Ernst

“Fred” Gets His Name I don’t remember exactly when I first began personifying inanimate objects, but it probably was during my second tour of duty in Vietnam flying helicopters.  Somehow giving the machine a name created a personal bond that … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day!

My First – and Probably Last – Bespoke Bicycle If you’ve read any of my past posts, you know that last spring I purchased a Steel Classic Formigli bicycle.  I finally assembled the components and Manny at Ted’s Manhattan Cycles … Continue reading

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