John Wilcockson has been reporting on Cycling since before the invention of the front derailleur, so it's no surprise that his current series sounds like he's getting stuff off his chest before it's too late. That said, his latest entry on how the World's best converged on Virginia, Maryland and DC in 1983 is pure gold. Especially if you're old enough to remember Joop Zoetemelk.
Reminder: ToC in six days! PodiumCafe's own Doctor Steve has been elevated to dark horse status, owing largely to his knowledge of the local roads, and the people marshaling them.