La Course by Le Tour teams announced

2100d0232336b43d4abf165b834088ce All the big teams seem to be there. Should be a great occasion, and we'll actually be able to watch it LIVE!!!!!

NYC Event: Argonaut Cycles, Friday 6pm


Rapping about custom carbon frames and gravel biking.

The difference between prize earnings in men's and women's cyclocross


Over on Cyclephotos, Balínt Hamvas has worked with Dan Seaton to try to work out how much the top women cyclocross stars earn from prizes. Balínt made the women's prize money image on the right-hand side - it's just based on prize money, not start-fees or sponsorship deals, like the men's equivalent was. Click through to the Cyclephotos link for how they came to this figure - the picture above, including the men's prize calculations is by CX Hairs:

Side-by-side of @cyclephotos @cxstats and @dbseaton’s women’s CX prize money list and Het Nieuwsblad’s men’s list.

— In The Crosshairs (@CXHairs) March 17, 2014

On to the important things: HOTTITUDE


Now that the VDS values are out, let's move on to the important stuff: hottitude values. Start point - Boonen with scruffy beard: yay or nay?

Lesson of HTFU tought by my 5 year old.


This is a lesson of HTFU for all those that said it was too cold for a ride.. Felix asked me to go for a ride and he didn't want to come home when we turned around.

Cyclists' map of California, 1896


Cool old time map. Here's the link to make it bigger:



I just wanted to say thanks to everyone for the support all season long.. For putting up with all my questions and posts about whatever is bothering at that particular moment... I want to say "Thank You" because one way or another you all helped me to get to where I am right now.. Thanks PdC for introduced me to this wonderful sport.

My new favorite race logo


Tour of the Dragons, 3-stage race over 2 days in Vermont. SImilar format to the Critérium International.

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