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Show #184 – Safety First!

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Podcasts

Episode 184
Safety First!
August 31, 2011

In this week’s show we’re treated to a review of EuroBike 2011 by Carlton Reid and Tony Farrelly. In the news this week, lots of safety topics including a mother that could be arrested for allowing her daughter to ride her bike to school, a Mexico City radio host who thinks cyclists should be flattened, teens in St. Louis attacking cyclists, free lights for night riders, and a California cell phone ban. New products from Polar Bottle, Garmin and Look. Plus, a boy pleads for the return of his BMX bike. In pro cycling news, Radio Shack sweeps American races, and Contador gets a hearing date. Podsafe Cycling Music.. And more!

Video: Maratona of the Dolomites

Aug 1st, 2011 | By | Category: Travel, Video

Here’s a video shot by Guido from Ciclismo Classico during our tour of the Italian Alps and The Dolomites. You can recognize me easily. I’m the slow one.

Maratona Tour – The Journey Home

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

After 7 days, 224 miles and 31,650 feet of climbing (that’s 141.15 feet climbed per mile), my Italian cycling adventure has come to an end. It’s time to head home to family, friends, work, and my own bike.

Maratona Tour – Day 7 (The Maratona dles Dolomites)

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

The big day finally arrived and we got our opportunity to ride one of the world’s most famous Grand Fondos, The Maratona of The Dolimites. Ride/read along as I describe the event and my day in the saddle.

Maratona Tour – Status Update

Jul 10th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

The good news is, I made it safely through The Maratona dles Domoites. The bad news is, I didn’t make the time cut for the medium course (I missed it by literally a couple of minutes), so I only did the short course. I was bummed, but I still had a good time. More later . . . .

Maratona Tour – Day 6 (Rest Day)

Jul 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Today was a rest day as we took in the sights, sounds, and shopping that abound in Corvara and La Villa. Tomorrow is the big day: The Maratona dles Dolomites! Never fear, though, I still have a blog post and photos!

Maratona Tour – Day 5 (Fedaia, Falzarego, Valparola)

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Our final ride before we tackle the Maratona dles Dolomites on Sunday. This time we rode 66 km and climbed 1,800+ meters over three passes. In case you’re not paying attention, that’s 26,000 feet climbed so far.

Video: Dolomites Tour Trailer

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Travel, Video

A quick video showing some of the the footage I’ve shot from my handlebar-mounted GoPro Hero HD on my tour of the Alps and the Dolomites. Enjoy!

Mom’s Question

Jul 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

My mom has been reading my blog from my trip through the Alps and the Dolomites and asked a question. I’d like to hear how all of you would answer it.

Maratona Tour – Day 4 (Pinei and Sela)

Jul 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Blog, Travel

Today my Maratona tour with Ciclismo Classico heads out of the Alps and into The Dolomites, including the climb of Passo Sella, one of the passes we’ll climb on Sunday during the Maratona of The Dolomites.