Category: Cycling

  • Team Cannondale-Drapac’s Approach to the 2017 Tour de France

    Business Insider tells the story of the Cannondale-Drapac Pro Cycling Team and their huge achievement of winning Stage 9 in the 2017 Tour de France with their General Classification rider Rigoberto Urán. First of all, writer Daniel McMahon is totally correct when he refers to Cannondale-Drapac’s strategy is akin to the strategy of the Oakland […]

  • The Amazing Extent of Bono’s Injuries in His Central Park Bike Crash

    When I read about what happened to Bono in his Central Park bike crash, it makes me think of all of the terrible crashes that happen in pro cycling, and how lucky many cyclists have been to not be catastrophically injured. The headlines I saw in first reports were things like “Bono Injures Arm in […]

  • Another Intense POV Cycling Video from the Tour of California, Shot with a Shimano Camera

    On Friday night, I started a conversation on Twitter with Matt Haughey of Metafilter and A Whole Lotta Nothing fame. When I worked at Six Apart I worked with a lot of his personal friends, but he doesn’t really know me. What I asked him about was use of wearables in Pro Cycling. I thought […]

  • InCycle Video Captures Tour de Suisse Stage 5 Finish from Riders’ POV

    The Tour de Suisse is going on now in Switzerland. It’s a great stage race that’s shorter than the Tour de France. A lot of pro cyclists take part in the Tour de Suisse or the Critérium du Dauphiné as a tune up for the Tour. InCycle had a few on-board cameras with riders during […]

  • Neurosurgeon Wrong About Bike Helmets

    On Friday, Dr. Henry Marsh, a prominent English neurosurgeon said, “I see lots of people in bike accidents and these flimsy little helmets don’t help.” He said this during an interview with Ian McEwan about his Marsh’s book Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery as reported in an article in The […]

  • Paris-Roubaix Airing on NBC Sports Network on Sunday Morning, April 7, 2013

    Earlier today Phil Liggett reminded me that Paris-Roubaix is airing tomorrow morning on NBC Sports Network: Live NBCSN coverage of Paris Roubaix presented by @compcyclist & expanded to 3hrs.This Sunday 8am – 11am et on NBCSN — Phil Liggett (@PhilLiggett) April 6, 2013 I’ll be watching.  But the question will be, how do I watch […]

  • The Limits of My Support for Cyclists

    Here’s an article from Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer about recent accidents between cyclists and pedestrians in Philadelphia that have resulted in deaths and serious injuries to pedestrians. At least two Philadelphia residents died last month after cyclists hit them: Tom Archie, 78, who was struck by a bicyclist going the wrong way down a street in […]