On a recent ride, a friend of Selene’s broke his stem. Fortunately for him he was able to avoid injury, but it got Selene’s group of riding friends talking about what sorts of inspections and cleaning a bike needs, especially a bike that is ridden regularly and might be more than a few years old.
What do we make of Lance Armstrong these days? He’s back in the news thanks to his ESPN documentary, but was there any point to it? Do we really need Lance at this point? And for that matter, to what degree are we willing to trust that professional bike racing is a clean sport worthy of our attention? Patrick takes on all this, because, sure, why not?