Tag Archives: bicycle racing

Wherein the person awheel comes dangerously close to dissing all that was holy and good. 30 days of biking, #28

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” —1 Corinthians 13:11 __ When I rode seriously, I … Continue reading

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A book worth cheering: Jean Bobet’s Tomorrow, we ride…

Tomorrow, we ride… By Jean Bobet Translated from the French by Adam Berry English edition reprinted 2010 by Mousehold Press and Sport and Publicity What makes people different from animals and robots? Perhaps our endless hunt for superlatives. The fastest, … Continue reading

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Survived the Cull: Eleven Bicycle Books

Last week I got rid of some books. Easy enough, you think—most of them were old, some of them were simplistic, all of them had to do with bicycle racing. Well, surprise, surprise: I didn’t get rid of all my … Continue reading

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