One existential question, and a brief series of observations. And finally, a very short argument toward the Tour de France as a work of art.
The hope of diamonds and the sweetness of swings in the twilight can still bring us back from the abyss and keep us safe from the deep and the dark. Here's one fan's paean to sports.
There is a fundamental tension in the United States between automobiles and bicycles, between drivers and riders. The Tour de France can help us reduce the divide.
Floyd Landis has this going for him as we seek (or ignore) the truth in his allegations about doping in cycling: It takes one to know one.