One of my goals in researching my newly published book about Iron War was to discover what motivated Dave Scott and Mark Allen to reach so deep in that race.
Dave Scott and Mark Allen had very different personalities before their Iron War showdown.
From an internal perspective, completing an Ironman is a bit like sitting on a sofa for 12 hours and aging two decades.
“Captivating, animated, uniquely readable and downright thrilling.”
Research in exercise science has demonstrated that human beings are able to perform at a significantly higher level in sports activities when in group situations than they can when alone.
Dave Scott illuminates how expectations can determine your performance.
Mark Allen finally pulls away from Dave Scott at the 1989 Ironman World Championships, winning the Iron War.
Milani can be said to have been born twice.
The name Cicli Moser comes with a piece of history.
“The tailor,” “the atelier,” “the temple of the bicycle.” When people talk about Masi, these nicknames and phrases constantly pop up.
In the beginning, Pinarello built sporting bikes and city bikes for men and women.
Created in 1919, Universal was the first Italian maker of brakes.
Slowtwitch offers its book review of Iron War.
The confidence Hampsten gained in winning the 20th stage of the 1985 Giro laid the groundwork for his epic ride up the Gavia.
It was more than just a stage win. Kiefel’s ride that day set the stage for Team 7-Eleven to do pull off much greater feats.
Although it is a popular and important tool for recovery, massage can quickly get prohibitively expensive. If you don’t have the luxury of regular massage, you can bridge the gap between sessions with some self-massage.
In this chapter from his book Boy Racer, Mark Cavendish offers a pedal stroke for pedal stroke retelling of his first Tour de France stage win. (Eat your heart out, Phil Liggett!)
The moment was unforgettable. The moment was ours.