Work/play in cycling industry. Cyclist. Runner. Nordic skier whenever possible. Friend. Author of The Belgian Hammer.
Taped BizBuzz segment with local sports-radio leader @jmv1070; watch for video on Indystar.com next week.
These are the sort of bars where I like to hang out.
With @sarasnow on the BizBuzz set. Sara gave some great green living tpps: Watch for the video on indystar.com.
American Peter Horn made the lead group in this kermesse; his odds jumped from about 15:1 to 5:1
Beglian bike bookies: At kermesses, fans can place bets on riders, which are given odds.
Cute! Watching the kermesse race with grandma from the best seat in the house!
This pub was race HQ for a Belgian kermesse race;kermesses are heart/soul of Belgian cycling
Fans packed the Muur van Geraardsbergen - one of the most classic sights in all of cycling.
Fabian Cancellara readys for a winning ride at Flanders; the fans here love his style, strength
My goodness me, look who I ran into at the Tour of Flanders: Phil Liggett
The reward for a day of rain in Belgium was this beautiful rainbow in the evening.
But Tornado Tom is all over the Belgian press this week.
Tom Boonen is a huge star and fav with female fans, but this is just weird.
Tyler picked a beautiful place to live: Gent is a city of churches, canals, cobbled streets
With Tyler Farrar, a true rising star in pro cycling, in his Euro hometown of Gent.
But at USA Cycling's house in Izegem, world title or not, you do your own dishes.
Cholesterol after dinner? I don't want to know!
Cholesterol before my quick dinner? Well below 200.
1992 was long before digital cameras, so I have few photos, but here's 1 more old school shot from my last trip.
In Belgium, cyclists navigate twisting farm lanes by steeples to find villages. Here's a lovely one. Note the blue sky; it's not always rainy!
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