Croatia’s Four Corners in 59 hours: Hard Cro 2017, 2nd Edition, wow!

Lorries roar past, dogs bark, mosquitoes buzz around my ears.  I open my eyes, it’s still dark, even with the faint orange glow of a streetlight.  My arms are aching from holding them on my body, as I lay on the narrow bench of a bus stop for a quick sleep.  Not a good choice […]

Race Across Italy 2017 – how 2nd place was won

The Pain I can’t walk, can’t even bend my knees.  An ironic second place, second fastest overall, and two of my crew have to help me off the stage.  Marco, the jovial & enthusiastic race commentator, asked me how I felt: I had never been in more physical pain in my life and hadn’t slept […]

Open letter to Cicli Pinarello SpA

Dear Pinarello, I am personally flattered that you like my concave downtube design so much that you used it not only on the Bolide TT frame, but also on the just released Dogma F10 frame. If we had not patented the concave downtube design I would have indeed been very flattered that a noted bicycle brand […]