Other random stuff that happened "Before Lance" that you may never have known.
Peter Stetina's father and uncle kicked ass. Between the two of them they won some ungodly number of races...then as a joke, they convinced half the mid-west that grape juice had some magical cycling properties.
Mike Neel crashed the 7-11 Team car, narrowly avoided death, but inadvertantly slipped in and out of the different 5 languages he knows for like a year after the crash.
is called a spoke wrench. It used to be a mandatory piece of equipment on every ride because your wheels would go out of true. Additionally, chains used to break, gears would go out of adjustment, and toe straps ( don't even get me started) would break. I know it all sounds insane. It was. Be very grateful to the Japanese.
Steve Woznik had the mother of all protests
Fitchburg is actually called Fitchburg-Longsjo. Here's why.
This is a bad-ass picture
I'm out golfing for a few days. Have fun.