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Hawai’ian Banana Bread

A hearty thanks to Mary at One Perfect Bite for this one. I only changed one thing in the recipe. I upped the mac nuts to a full cup, and after I toasted them, I chopped up about half of … Continue reading

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A Gastronomical Look at the Tour de France

Some old, some new … some nutritional highlights from the world’s toughest endurance sport. Five-star cuisine for Team Garmin Team Garmin Chef Sean Fowler, slideshow with audio commentary. An inside look at Team Garmin’s Daily Menu. Going gluten-free to fight … Continue reading

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Age is Just a Number

Jeannie Longo, 51 years young, just took her 57th national title, winning the French national championship in the individual time trial. Story here at VeloNews. How big of a deal is this? First of all, the individual time trial is … Continue reading

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A little military history diversion

This weekend the Spring Classics conclude with Liège-Bastogne-Liège, also known as La Doyenne, or “the oldest.” The Classics start with a sprinter’s race in Italy, Milan-San Remo, then move to the cobbles of Ronde van Vlaanderen (the Tour of Flanders), … Continue reading

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Limits

Another brilliant piece from Jad and Richard at RadioLab. Limits How far can a person push himself? How much information can the human brain hold and retrieve? The answer is: a lot further and a lot more than you probably … Continue reading

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Ending the year with some two-wheeled inspiration

A random sampling of bike quotes to end the year: “When the spirits are low, when the day appears dark, when work becomes monotonous, when hope hardly seems worth having, just mount a bicycle and go out for a spin … Continue reading

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How they eat at le Tour

Two looks at the kitchens of Boulder’s Garmin pro cycling team and Armstrong’s Astana team. Chef Duffy of Team Astana: http://www.youtube.com/v/V_JP055E9JU&hl=en&fs=1& And Chef Sean Fowler of Team Garmin. Five-Star Tour Cuisine for Guys Who Eat and Ride. Audio Slideshow here.

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