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Aug 2, 2005
Minden or Bust

This past weekend we headed up to Minden, Nevada for the Master’s District Crit Championships.

 

It was hot - like an evil oven that tricks you to reach inside for a warm homemade cookie then quickly gobbles you whole.  Yup, it was hot just like that.  We were drinking lots of water & CLIF SHOT Electrolyte drinks.  Even popped a soda at one point.  Didn’t want a full-out effort to be thwarted by an untimely cramp.  In the crowded heat, on a truly fantastic course, I was finally able

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Jul 8, 2005
Dave Zabriskie Is The Man

By now you’re well aware that Dave Zabriskie went down in the Team Time Trial at the Tour on Tuesday morning. My stomach twisted as I watched Dave hit the ground, his chances of spending more time in yellow sliding away alongside him. Ouch, in so many ways.

 

Dave and the CSC squad were on their way to posting the best time of the day when something happened – a touch of wheels, a bump of the fence, whatever it was it was bad and down went Dave. Man, bike racing can be brutal.

 

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Jul 6, 2005
Dave Zabriskie is The Man

By now, we all likely are well aware that Dave Zabriskie went down in the Team Time Trial at the Tour on Tuesday morning. My stomach twisted as I watched Dave hit the ground, his chances of spending more time in yellow sliding away alongside him. Ouch, in so many ways.

Certainly this morning didn’t go as Dave and the CSC squad had hoped or planned. They were on their way to posting the best time of the day when something happened – a touch of wheels, a bump of the fence, whatever it

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Jul 5, 2005
A Crit By Any Other Name…

Just got back from the USA Cycling Masters National Criterium Championships in Deer Park, Utah. The trip part was great - the area around Salt Lake City is beautiful.
Friday night some team mates and I drove up to Deer Park to pick up our reg packets. That’s when we saw the new "crit" course. Wasn’t quite what we’d hoped to find. A short, hilly course at over 7000 feet spells trouble for a good number of us big dudes who live for the bunch sprints.

Come race day our concerns were

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Jun 16, 2005
Giro D’Italia

Dylan:

Some cool news here from the Giro d’Italia.

Dave Zabriskie is a local transplant, originally from SLC.  My teammate Jeff raced with Dave when Dave was just a wee little tyke coming up through the ranks of the SLC bike racing scene.  A lot of folks recognized that Dave had some very legit cycling skills even back then.

Last year Dave borrowed the spotlight in the Media Center during Tyler Tunes to speak about his first big career stage win at the Tour of Spain.  Dave road

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