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Giro Stage 18 – Another Garmin Near-miss

Poor Danny Pate. In case you missed today’s final kilometer, the American with the penchant for near-misses narrowly missed another big win. At first, I thought he went too soon, but on a second look at the film, notice how he keeps looking down at his cassette. The sprint was on a bricked/stoned boulevard that … Continue reading

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Spring Statistical Analysis – A Response to Competitve Cyclist

I’ve long been a fan of Michael Lewis’ Moneyball, his book about the Billy Beane and his statistical approach to running a Major League baseball team. So naturally I was particularly excited to read the latest post on Competitive Cyclist’s “What’s New” page. (If you haven’t yet bookmarked the link or added it to your … Continue reading

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