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It’s July, the one time of year when the sport of cycling is allowed to take centre-stage and capture the attention of television audiences and newspaper editors around the world. For the rest of us cycling fans the Tour de France represents simply one installment on an already incredible calendar. There is much for us [...]Continue Reading
Tour de France Stage 11 highlights and Stage 12 preview – Mark Cavendish has claimed the 18th Tour de France stage win of his career and seized the points classification leader’s green jersey. Second on the rainy 11th stage was yeserday’s winner Andre Greipel of Germany. (Crank) Jens Voigt: A Room To Myself – The [...]Continue Reading
Header Image – Pelopics #Road – Tour de France Stage 9 highlights and Stage 10 preview – Frenchman Thomas Voeckler finished second and took the overall race leader’s yellow jersey from Thor Hushovd of Norway. #Road – Australian cyclist Hibberd killed in Italy – Australian road cyclist Carly Hibberd has been killed after being hit [...]Continue Reading
For most viewers, the Tour de France is all they know of cycling. And it always amazes me how many people watch the Tour who generally don’t give a hoot about cycling as a sport. But once a year, they find themselves caught up in 22 days of drama in lycra. So if you’ve found [...]Continue Reading
News has come in that Morvélo has designed a range of official t-shirts for the Tour de France 2011 and I love them!! I’m a big fan of them having learnt of them at the London Cycle Show last year and already have a couple of their t-shirts. The Ride Tour de France range is [...]Continue Reading
As a regular cyclist, I’ve entered a lot of a rides and I’ve read a lot of material on what to think about during a race. I’ve read pretty much everything out there. And none of it makes a blind bit of difference to my brain on the day. Let’s take my last ride, a [...]Continue Reading