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Words by Neil Browne Photos by Brian Hodes DAHLONEGA, Georgia— It’s the time of year when professional cycling teams gather for annual training camps. In the mountains of northern Georgia, the 5-hour Energy-Kenda squad convened in the rustic town of Dahlonega for theirs. Retired racer Frankie Andreu has taken over the role of team director […]
The sound of police sirens fills the air. Overhead a helicopter hovers above the peloton as the cyclists roar through the center of town at 30 miles per hour. Police are holding back traffic or motioning vehicles to pull off the road as the riders cross intersections. Sag and photography cars follow the main group, […]
By Neil Browne Photos & captions by: Colin Meagher LOUISVILLE, KY. — In the first-ever Cyclocross World Championship held on U.S. soil, both elite races were hard-fought affairs, combated in ever-changing weather conditions. Ultimately, the end of the day saw Sven Nys (Belgium) take home his second Worlds title, while the women’s race, witnessed favorite […]
By Neil Browne The Oprah Winfrey/Lance Armstrong interview on the OWN network continued without any great reveals just like the first night. Sure we got crying and the admission from the Tour de France competitor that he was seeing a therapist. But much of this last hour of him sitting across from the talk-show host […]
By Neil Browne If a frog is placed ten feet away from a wall, how many leaps will it take to reach that wall—if it can only jump halfway each time? That was the Lance Armstrong interview on Oprah’s Next Chapter—a lot of leaps toward the truth, but never quite getting there.