Sunday, September 07, 2008

Irregular Report 18

Podium in Sight continues the Landis/HealthNet rumors as part of a rundown on almost all the American Pro-continental and Continental teams.

Scotland on Sunday
whines about Rock Racing's appearance at the Tour of Britain with Hamilton, Botero, and Sevilla. It also says Landis is likely to sign with Rock, which says a lot about the quality of research.

ARStechnica reports on a study published in Psychosomatic Medicine about heavy mental effort causing glycemic instability. Translated: people who are thinking hard want to eat more. We think this says something about unexpected physiological responses to stress, and why mentally tuning out on a hard ride might be a good thing physically -- if not so good tactically.