original post: As the long days of summer start to dwindle, one’s thoughts easily turn to the season that is..
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original post: In 1952, Alpe d’Huez was included for the first time in the Tour de France and it was..
original post: Andy Hampsten’s ride over the Gavia at the 1988 Giro d’Italia is the stuff of legend (read more..
original post: If there is one non-cycling book worth reading this year, it should probably be Thinking, Fast and Slow..
original post: You may be familiar with this situation, chatting on a group ride or at the café stop when..
original post: For their 1982 album, The Number of the Beast, the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden recorded a..
original post: I. “We think in generalities, but we live in details.” – Alfred North Whitehead It is a staple..
original post: 1. In Paul Morand’s story, the ‘Six-Day Night’, part of his ‘Open All Night’ collection published in 1922,..
original post: Ernest Hemingway and cycling is an ongoing theme on this blog. Hemingway’s legacy is a mixed one, particularly..
original post: 1. Last year your author revisited an original post on The Dangerous Summer with an interlude that considered..
original post: Ernest Hemingway was a great fan of sports, most notably bull fighting and fishing. He also followed cycling,..
original post: In 1959, Ernest Hemingway returned to Spain to cover the summer bullfighting season for Life magazine. The extend..
original post: In Karl Popper’s magisterial book The Poverty of Historicism, the philosopher warns about extrapolating the future from the..
original post: In the bucolic British children’s fable, ‘Wind in the Willows’, the character of Mr. Badger is a rather..
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