Welcome back Lance

He finally quit, let's hope it's not a habit. As celebrities go, Lance ranks high in my books. A fighter, he went abroad to win a race that only three times before had been won by an American (all by Greg LeMond), he did it seven times. He did it after a very serious fight with cancer that would have killed most. He used his fame to start a foundation to help others fight cancer. Through all this … [Read more...]

Leadville 100 – The Calm Before…

(Part one of our trip following several Arkansas mountain bikers to Leadville, Colorado to cover their attempt at one of the most difficult races in the world) Friday, August 10th, 2012, the day before the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race, one of the premier races of the Leadville Race Series is a day filled with anticipation. It's one of the toughest things most people have ever done, or … [Read more...]

More on Leadville

Below is the latest media release from the Leadville MTB100 folks. Looks like a strong group of riders. They also sent along a tease about Lance Armstrong training in the area but he hasn't officially signed up yet. (fingers-crossed) Of course we will be there to report on and support the Arkansas riders. Please let us know if you are going to be there. It would be great to get together Saturday … [Read more...]

How to Watch the Tour de France

This is not our normal post. We are normally advocating getting outside in Arkansas. We still are. We know it's hot and you may be tempted to stay in and may find yourself in front of the television. We just have an idea on a good way to spend that time. Enjoy. This is the layman's guide to watching the most popular cycling event in the world, the Tour de France. Why do you need a guide? … [Read more...]