Last year, I finished this grueling course in 10 hours and 32 minutes. I was completely exhausted, could barely talk or breathe, let alone stand up on my own volition. My body, face and even my eyelids were covered in dirt. It was by far, the toughest thing I’d ever done on a bike. So, what do I do? Sign up again!
In this beautiful 6-minute documentary, a grandson captures his grandfather’s lifelong passion for cycling.
John Jericiau of The Next Family wants his sons to have adventures…just maybe not the kinds he had.
Josh Magill did not understand the commitment, the mindset, the strength or the pain it took to truly be a cyclist. But he wanted to know, so he responded with: “Deal. Ten hours.”
10 Christmas gifts to save the planet and maybe some money too…
Cyclist David Stanley with a playlist to beat the cold.
Robert Barsanti gives a eulogy for a local man killed in a hit-and-run accident—a man who, in another life, could have been him.
Josh Magill follows up his brave GMP post; ‘I Am a Man and I Am Fat’ that resonated with readers with this account of how he found the will to kick his ass—and the fat.
Ten seconds—that’s how long Jonathan Footerman was dead after he flew over the handlebars of his motorcycle.
Bruce Tretter has a recipe for knee pain and injury prevention from his sports doctor.
Mark Radcliffe reports from the France on the fall of Lance Armstrong, ascendance of Bradley Wiggins as “patron” of the Tour.
“And then, my guts in sudden free fall, I recognize where I am, the bare walls, the rough blanket, the hanging lightbulb. I am in a French police cell, below Biarritz town hall, in an empty basement.” — David Millar
Mark Radcliffe was once an elite cyclist who looked up to Lance Armstrong as a role model. Now he knows what a dirty sport it’s always been.
Roger Rilling on the myths and realities that are the Tour de France.
Roger Rilling, professional sports trainer, shares some common training mistakes and how to avoid them.