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I had my first bike fitting this year after 25 years of racing.  I was shocked by the result.  I couldn't agree more with Mason here. People obsess about lowering the saddle in 'cross and in my advancing age it's now dawned on me that this is the very reason I've had back troubles.  Since the fittings the back problems have eased and my power through the pedals feels like it's doubled!!  Full story here if you're interested... http://www.minnellium.com/2012/06/i-had-a-fit/#.T-gtwrWe7ng 

2 years, 5 months ago on The Search for the Perfect, Pain-Free ’Cross Fit

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There's copycat kicking of officals going on now as a result.  Disgusting.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGarkmEMmOQ

2 years, 6 months ago on TENNIS.com - News Headlines - Nalbandian defaulted for kicking board into linesman

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'Amusingly' - but perhaps only in an obsessive, geeky way ;-)

3 years, 3 months ago on In The Saddle With Simon Burney: Cyclocross Author, Coach and Manager

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Good to see Simon still fighting the corner for cyclocross 'technique' here. Don't want those "fit, strong, fast" types wrecking it for us... ;-)

3 years, 3 months ago on In The Saddle With Simon Burney: Cyclocross Author, Coach and Manager

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The reason that the old greens are so well respected is their ability to shed mud. Grip is offered by a number of tires [sic] in most muddy conditions but our own (non-scientific!) side-by-side riding last winter in severe mud showed a frame / seatstays clogged with the mud thrown up from the ("mud king") Dugast Rhino. The parallel bike fitted with Green Michelin muds was almost clean. The mud had been shed immediately after the tyre had left contact with the ground, rather than sticking enough to get thrown into (and clog) the frame up.

Mud shedding is so important in 'cross.

3 years, 5 months ago on Tire Review: Michelin Mud2 Clincher Cyclocross Tire

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Great read... Enjoy the moment each race... Simple rule.

3 years, 5 months ago on It’s Always a Good Day to Ride: Chase Fun, Not Points

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