Celebrate the 100th Tour de France with Tour de France 100

Boulder, CO, USA - June 15, 2013 - In 1904, the founder of the Tour de France lamented, "The Tour is finished. It has died of its success, of the blind passions that it unleashed, the abuse and the dirty suspicions." Now as the Tour achieves its 100th edition this month, Tour de France 100 celebrates the world's greatest sporting spectacle. Tour de France 100 is a featured sports book in Barnes … [Read more...]

New Cookbook Feed Zone Portables Offers Easy, Delicious Snack Recipes for Athletes

Boulder, CO, USA - May 21, 2013 - When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with professional cyclists, he found athletes weary of processed bars and gels and the same old pasta. So Lim joined professional chef Biju Thomas to make eating delicious and practical. When the menu changed, no one could argue with the race results. Their groundbreaking Feed Zone Cookbook brought the favorite recipes of … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins’ New Book Tells the Story of His Perfect Season

Boulder, CO, USA - April 10, 2013 - On July 22, 2012, Bradley Wiggins made history as the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France. Ten days later, at the London Olympic Games, he won the time trial to become his country's most decorated Olympian. In an instant, "Wiggo"-now Sir Bradley Marc Wiggins-became a British hero. In his book My Time, Wiggins tells the story of the remarkable journey … [Read more...]

What’s In Santa’s Bag For Your Favorite Cyclist?

Sports Fiction: Almost As Strange As Reality

Sure to grace bathrooms, kibos, and porta-potties everywhere Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Get yours now at Authorhouse (best prices here!) or  Amazon Between The Sheets You'll Get: Great cycling fiction - nearly as strange as reality! - officially for sale just in time for Christmas.  Cheap:  Hardcover, soft cover, or e-book, starting at $4.95.  Did we … [Read more...]

Ever read Ten Points, by Bill Strickland?

Hillsboro-Roubaix; Got Bombed Yesterday Bicycling magazine editor Bill Strickland spilled out the deepest, most painful secrets of his troubled life in a small but incredible book that contrast these horrific twists and turns, and his process of working through them, against his challenge of winning ten points in the local Crit series in one year.   To earn those points, he learned that … [Read more...]

Rolling thunder, A CYCLING TALE, part sept

Hope you had a great weekend.  Following is Part 7 of “rolling thunder.” In case it hasn’t crossed your mind, this story was written by someone for their therapy and for your enjoyment, but not likely for their enrichment and certainly not for yours.  If you’re scheming about how to make a buck off this story, be advised that our expansive lawyers demand a hundred and two cents out … [Read more...]

Rolling thunder, A CYCLING TALE, part six

Following is Part 6 of “rolling thunder.” Thanks for being patient. As we may have mentioned ad nauseum, this story is subject to copyright by the author. Not that we think you want your name on it, but someone may stoop that low. You never know. Anyway, please don't use it other than as a pleasant distraction from all those other things you should be doing. And have a nice day. Also, if … [Read more...]

Rolling thunder, A CYCLING TALE, part cinq

Following is Part 5 of a manuscript titled “rolling thunder.”  Coincidentally, it picks up amid the Tour of California and it’s being posted on the eve of the start of its 2008 launch.  It’s like we planned it that way.  As a note to those persevering the saga, we’ll be traveling for a couple of days but checking for your welcomed comments and when we get back we’ll convene our … [Read more...]

Las Cruces – A novel (yeah, there’s cycling in there too)

If you're enjoying the preview of Rolling Thunder in its pre-edit version, you might want to take a look at an earlier novel by the same author Buy the book Las Cruces Here Editorial Reviews Book Description Set against the modern day underworld of drugs and drug money, the story moves from staggeringly beautiful Southern California of decades past to sunny Florida, where planes buzz the … [Read more...]

book review – “The complete guide to climbing (by bike)

BOOK REVIEW: "THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO CLIMBING (BY BIKE) Written by John Summerson "A Guide to cycling climbing and the most difficult climbs in the United States" 224 pages, published by Extreme Press John Summerson, a research associate and exercise physiologist at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, took over a decade to travel the USA to ride the steepest, longest, and biggest climbs … [Read more...]