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TDF 2011 / final thoughts (1) - Sunday,  07/31/11  09:25 PM

Well I'm a bit late with this, but for form's sake...  Some...  It was soo cool to be there. Wow. I might never go...  Finally, some comments on the commentators; what can...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 21 / parade - Cavendish wins! and takes green (and we are there!) (1) - Sunday,  07/24/11  09:34 PM

What can I say? To be on the Champs d'Elysee for the...  A few pictures for your viewing...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ... 

TDF stage 20 / ITT - Martin powers to victory, Evans blasts by Schlecks to take yellow (and we are there!) (1) - Sunday,  07/24/11  09:35 AM

So yesterday was amazing; Shirley and I were in...  Some pictures, in chronological order to tell the...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ... 

TDF stage 19 / high mountains - Contador attacks, nearly wins, as Andy Schleck takes yellow (1) - Saturday,  07/23/11  12:33 PM

(on the train to Grenoble to watch the ITT today! - I...  And so yesterday we reached l'Alpe d'Huez, the...  So what happened? Well we had the usual early break,...  ...  I have to say, today I liked Alberto more than at any...  So going into today's ITT we have Andy in first, Frank...  [ Tour de France... 

TDF stage 18 / high mountains - fireworks as Andy Schleck attacks, wins stage, nearly takes yellow (1) - Saturday,  07/23/11  11:57 AM

(written retrospectively on the train to Grenoble, to...  Wrong! Instead there was a huge break of 24 riders,...  At this point we have only l'Alpe d'Huez ahead (wow!)...  [ Tour de France... 

TDF stage 17 / mountains - Boassen Hagen wins this time, GC mostly unchanged despite Contador attacks (2) - Saturday,  07/23/11  11:01 AM

(written retrospectively on the train to Grenoble, to...  So stage 16 was unexpectedly great, with everything,...  ... which is going to be amazing... who could wait for...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

we're off! (1) - Tuesday,  07/19/11  09:28 PM

Final post before getting on a plane tomorrow and...  Sorry for posting so much about the Tour de France, I...  Want to see something sad? This isn't a Tour de...  Susannah Breslin: How not to be unemployed. I am...  Awesome counterpoint to country-level rights: this...  John Gruber, regarding the new Google+ app for the...  Doonesbury on teaching creationism. I love... 

TDF stage 16 / mountains - great racing! Hushovd wins from break, Evans takes time on GC (1) - Tuesday,  07/19/11  09:11 PM

Today's Tour de France stage 16 was a pure pleasure,...  Alberto Contador roused himself to make some great...  By the way there were two Norweigens in the race,...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF rest day #2 - pictures (1) - Monday,  07/18/11  09:56 PM

Today is the Tour's second rest day; tomorrow begins...  In the meantime here's some pictures from the first...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ... 

TDF stage 15 / sprint - Cavendish wins another (yawn) as GC start rest day early (1) - Sunday,  07/17/11  11:45 PM

Today's stage 15 of the Tour was pretty predictable;...  By the way, in case you're wondering about...  Meanwhile tomorrow is a rest day - boo! - and then we...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 14 / mountains - Jesse Vanendert wins (!) while contenders play on final climb / Voeckler keeps yellow (1) - Saturday,  07/16/11  08:43 PM

Today's stage 14 was the consummate Pyrenean stage,...  [ Update: John Wilcockson is not impressed by the...  Some interesting subplots did emerge: Samuel Sanchez...  Tomorrow is a ho-hum sprint - well it could be...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

month one (1) - Friday,  07/15/11  06:38 PM

So ... it has been one month since I started my...  Oh, and of course I've been following the Tour! and...  This is too bad: Let's face it, High Speed Rail is...  Similarly, we don't invest in R&D anymore: SpaceX:...  This is amazing: Mona Lisa in 140 dots. Up close,...  Bonus question: okay, so the Mona Lisa itself is...  John Patrick considers Google+ and Facebook. "Circles... 

TDF stage 13 / mountains - Hushovd wins improbably in most excellent fashion, GC unchanged (1) - Friday,  07/15/11  06:05 PM

You could have made a lot of money betting on Thor...  On to tomorrow, perhaps the decisive stage of this...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 12 / mountains! - Sammy Sanchez wins as GC contenders take more time from Contador (1) - Friday,  07/15/11  02:23 PM

(sorry couldn't post last night; we were celebrating...  Wow, did you see yesterday's stage 12? Amazing! ...  I gotta say, I love Jens Voigt; not only did he...  Well that was great, so what's on for stage 13? Well...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 11 / sprint - Cavendish beats Greipel, takes green (1) - Wednesday,  07/13/11  11:06 PM

Today's stage 11 of the TDF was the most boring yet; a...  But tomorrow there will be fireworks, as the Tour...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 10 / sprint - Griepel takes one from Cavendish (1) - Tuesday,  07/12/11  07:23 PM

After a rest day, another flat day in the Tour,...  Tomorrow is another flag day which will probably...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF rest day #1 - thoughts (1) - Monday,  07/11/11  07:43 PM

A few thoughts on the 2011 Tour de France, as of the...  My picks for overall: Cadel Evans to win, Phillippe...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 9 - Sanchez wins from break, Voeckler takes yellow; unbelievable crashes continue (1) - Sunday,  07/10/11  08:02 PM

Wow. Stage 9 of the Tour had a little of everything;...  Today's break was not five guys out to get TV time for...  With a rest day tomorrow that leaves the GC at...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 8 / rollers - Da Costa wins from break, Gilbert takes green (1) - Sunday,  07/10/11  07:56 PM

Rui Da Costa hung on from a break to take stage 8 of...  Stage 9 is rather interesting; with eight categorized...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 7 / sprint - Cavendish wins, crashes knock out contenders (1) - Sunday,  07/10/11  07:43 PM

A long, wet, windy stage 7 from Le Mans to...  [Update: Chris Horner is out :( could not start stage...  Stage 8 is rather interesting; with an uphill finish...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 6 / long rolling sprint - Boassen Hagen outkicks Gilbert and Hushovd, GC unchanged (1) - Thursday,  07/07/11  10:45 PM

Today promised to be a lot more interesting than it...  I think today the mid-race sprint point worked against...  Bad luck for Levi Leipheimer; he crashed just outside...  Tomorrow we have a pancake flat stage which probably...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 5 / windy sprint - Cav wins one ahead of Rojas and Gilbert after carnage on the road (1) - Wednesday,  07/06/11  10:11 PM

Whew, today was one of those days on the tour; what...  Tomorrow's stage is the longest in this year's tour...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 4 / uphill sprint - Evans holds off Contador as Thor stays golden (1) - Tuesday,  07/05/11  10:40 PM

Excellent TDF stage today; a long rolling punishing...  The GC was largely unchanged with only small time...  Tomorrow we have a field sprint - look for Farrar and...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 3 / sprint - Farrar first on forth, Hushovd golden in yellow (1) - Monday,  07/04/11  10:39 AM

Tyler Farrar blasted out from a bunch sprint to win...  I like the change to the rules wherein each days...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 2 / team time trial - Garmin-Cervelo win (!) a close battle; Saxo lose more time for Alberto (1) - Sunday,  07/03/11  08:34 PM

Don't you just love team time trials? I do. Great to...  The net leaves Thor Hushovd in yellow, with David...  Tomorrow is a dead flat sprint - look for an amazing...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

TDF stage 1 / uphill sprint - Gilbert wins as expected; crashes create gaps and Alberto loses big time (1) - Saturday,  07/02/11  11:57 AM

Greetings all! As I did last year (and the year...  This year the Tour doesn't have a prologue (!) - the...  Cadel Evans nearly caught him at the end with a...  Commentating on the commentating: I'd finally gotten...  Tomorrow we have the team time trial which should be... 

Tour de France route maps (1) - Saturday,  07/02/11  10:10 AM

I have to call out the Tour de France race organizers...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index... 

Tour de France 2011 (27) - Saturday,  07/02/11  09:59 AM

Tour de France...  Following are all my Tour de France 2011 posts, in...  I have to call out the Tour de France race organizers...  [ Tour de France 2011: all posts | index...  Greetings all! As I did last year (and the year...  This year the Tour doesn't have a prologue (!) - the...  Cadel Evans nearly caught him at the end with a... 

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