Biking

So There I Was

ROBBIE BOURDON eats dirt near Kamloops, British Columbia

Why try Cyclocross?

Sven Nijs, Bart Wellens, Erwin Vervecken... These names mean very little to anyone outside the world of cyclocross, but to those who know them, they conjure images of the gods of the barriers...

What Really Killed this Tour de France Champion?

The man lay on the side of the road, his head smashed in. Bruises purpled his lean, muscle-braided body, and one of his collarbones had been snapped. A bike rested unscathed against a nearby...

Wrecked

Caller: Somebody just got hit...[sobbing] Oh, fuck... we were driving down the road, and this biker, on a pedal bike I think—he passed out or something, and he came...

The Natural

THE WOMAN BEHIND THE COUNTER at the Quik Mart doesn't know that I exist, or perhaps she doesn't care. It takes a couple of tinny taps on my Coke can before she reluctantly tears herself from the...

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