You might want to think twice before swinging open your car door into the legs of a passing biker. Otherwise, you may become a target of ridicule for Eben Weiss, author of the popular blog Bike Snob NYC. Now, Weiss has written a book, in which he unleashes his snarky wit on anyone from pretentious Brooklyn pedestrians to professional cyclists. Bill provides his review of Bike Snob.
This week on “Only a Game,” NASCAR’s gas men, jack men, and catch can men compete trackside in the pit crew challenge, Diego Maradona tries to hold it together for the World Cup, and Henry “The Hammer” Aaron gets a big, thick book.
The buildup, the dip
And the chips are nothing to…
Super Bowl Haiku
This week on Only A Game, our 16th Annual installment of gridiron, er, poetry. Also, a big game preview, and bringing together bikes and beer in Boston.
281 cyclists participated in last weekend’s Harpoon Indoor Time Trial, a stationary bike race that simulates an eight-mile course. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou visited the Harpoon Brewery in South Boston to take in the event. Listen to Doug’s report and check out the photos he took during the races.
This week on Only A Game, why people would rather sweat for charity than write checks. Also, a football equipment manufacturer feels the heat eight years after the death of Vikings lineman Kory Stringer, and moth sailing takes wing.
Only A Game’s Michelle Seaton visited the North American Cycle Courier Championships in Boston, and brought back these photos.
This week on Only A Game, the David Beckham experiment: boom or bust? Also, a Tour de France update, and the story of the Veteran’s Cup. It’s a soccer tournament for players over the age of 30, and over 40, 50, 60, 70 and yes, even over 80.
This week on “Only A Game,” an Independence Day conversation about an American named Armstrong, bicycling in France. We’ll update the tennis from Jolly England, and we’ll have a fishing story about a Greek. But he’s fishing in New York, and he’s pretty independent.
Can seventeen million Frenchmen be wrong? About playing petanque, I mean? This week on Only A Game, we’ll find out. Also, ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian will tell us what’s up with the Tampa Bay Rays, which is pretty much everything, and who’s the best of the worst in the National League West.
As this year’s Tour de France is well underway across the Atlantic, spectators are still no doubt wary about the ongoing doping scandal that has marred the event. Johan Bruyneel’s new book, We Might As Well Win: On the Road to Success with the Mastermind Behind a Record-Setting Eight Tour de France Victories, addresses that […]