The Final Corner
Aussie Ben Kirstin comes first at the US Crit Championships. Photo courtesy of Velonews – Casey B. Gibson I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m not a good sprinter. It’s one skill that I’ve always wanted more than anything and haven’t been able to acquire. This basic fact makes me watch and […]
Theo Bos To Switch Sports?
You may not have seen this yet. This is the crash that everybody’s been talking about in the final stage of the Presidential Tour of Turkey. Fast forward to 3:41 and look at the bottom of the screen (watch in HQ). Sure looks to me like Theo Bos intentionally man-handled Impey and threw him […]
Common Sprinting Mistakes
People who know me will think that this is some kind of a joke that I’m giving tips on sprinting. Hincapie has a better chance at winning Paris-Roubaix than I do at winning a mass sprint. However, I think that my pathetic sprint makes me even more qualified to be giving sprinting tips. Why? Just […]
Old Sprinter’s Trick – Drop The Wheel
The beauty of bike racing is that it’s chess on wheels. The strongest person doesn’t always win because there are so many subtle tactics that can be employed to create opportunities and neutralize the threats. Some tactics in cycling can be counter-intuitive. Here’s a good example that Adam Murchie and Cam Lester gave me this […]