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Podcast Alley Stats

Jul 31st, 2006 | By | Category: General

I thought I would look back and see what all this Podcast Alley voting really means. Here are the stats for The FredCast over the past few months: July – #52 Overall, #3 in Sports June – #81 Overall, #2 in Sports May – #84 Overall, #3 in Sports April – #71 Overall, #3 in […]

Vote Early, Vote Often!

Jul 28th, 2006 | By | Category: General

The voting has begun for the 2006 People’s Choice Podcasting Awards (the Oscars of the podcast world). Please click the link at left, or CLICK HERE to vote for The FredCast and all of your favorite nominated podcasts. You are allowed to vote once per day, so please vote everyday. Thank you for all of […]

Floyd Speaks Out

Jul 28th, 2006 | By | Category: General

Floyd Landis held a press conference today in Spain to protest his innocence in cycling’s latest doping scandal. He says that the testosterone was produced naturally by his own body and that he will request an immediate test of his B sample. Floyd will also appear tonight on CNN’s “Larry King Live” at 9:00 pm […]

Floyd Tests Positive for Testosterone!

Jul 27th, 2006 | By | Category: General

When I first saw the article today my initial response was, “is this a joke? He can’t be that stupid!” It’s not a joke. According to every reliable news source in the world, Floyd Landis tested positive for testosterone after Stage 17 of the 2006 Tour de France (remember? the one where I said that […]

Show #26 – The Big 4-0

Jul 26th, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasts

For The Week of July 24, 2006 In this show’s news: Tour de France 2006 Wrap-up; New ProTour Rankings; Ullrich Fired by T-Mobile; Riders Moving to New Teams; Lance to Ride RAGBRAI; Nuns Chase Thief on Bikes and more! In the feature section: Review of Polar s725x; Why Doping Ruins Sports; Cycling in Hawaii; Maps […]

Tour de France 2006: Floyd Wins!

Jul 23rd, 2006 | By | Category: General

Today’s final stage of the 2006 Tour de France was, as expected, entirely ceremonial. Floyd Landis toasted with champagne as he rode into Paris and none of the four major prize classifications/jerseys changed after the results of the stage were in. Of course, there was a sprint finish to end the stage, with Thor Husovd […]

Tour de France 2006: Stage 19

Jul 22nd, 2006 | By | Category: General

When Floyd Landis started today’s 19th stage, the third and final individual time trial of this year’s Tour de France, he had one goal in mind: erase the 30-second deficit keeping him out of the yellow jersey and build a lead as big as possible. And that is exactly what he did. Oscar Pereiro, Spain’s […]

Show #25b – Le Roller Coaster

Jul 20th, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasts

For July 20, 2006 In this show’s news: This is a short show, so we’re just going to discuss the Tour de France up through Stage 17. Go Floyd! In the feature section: What’s up with the Lion?; Bents on the FredCast; David gets interviewed by The Michigan Cycling Podcast; SRM Live Telemetry from Le […]

Tour de France 2006: Stage 17

Jul 20th, 2006 | By | Category: General

With all commentators, including Floyd Landis, admitting that it would take a miracle for Floyd to get anywhere near the podium in Paris, it seemed this morning as if his race was over. But Floyd Landis still had more tricks up his sleeve. Today’s Stage 17 was a 200 km event with two category 1s, […]

Show #25a – A Quickie

Jul 18th, 2006 | By | Category: Podcasts

For July 17, 2006 In this show’s news: A very brief update on where we stand with this year’s Tour de France. NOTE: Expect another episode of The FredCast in the next 24-48 hours. You can listen to the show directly by clicking here, you can subscribe to it in iTunes, or you can use […]