Having just spent 3 weeks watching Le Tour, you will probably be none too enamoured by the idea of spending the next 3 listening to our seemingly interminable ramblings on the subject. However, here it is, including a host of rider nicknames to add to the confusion. Welcome Fran, Mandy, Tenacious V and Sammy the [...]
On this episode we discuss all the static about the ongoing race radio debate (see what we did there?) as well as some discussion on Vacansoleil’s season so far. We also have some chat about Paris-Nice, Tirreno-Adriatico (which Gary finds impossible to pronounce) and Milan–San Remo.
Get up, get down & stay down! The dust has settled – or perhaps less poetically, the dust has been washed off my bike and I sit here in a post-Ventoux funk, vaguely muttering about “new fitness goals” and suchlike. There was always going to be a come-down after everything that had led to the [...]
On va dire, tout le monde – what a pair of eejits! This picture fairly accurately captures our feelings in the starting pens. Actually, veal crates may be more accurate than starting pens given the stress levels for the half hour before the off. After cramming down cereal, fruit juice, coffee (as per Rule 34), [...]
- “The 3rd & 4th cat climbs should be easy”- “Hmmm, that bit doesn’t look too steep on TV” And so the list goes on. Various people have asked me if it was harder than I thought it would be. Well, I knew it would be hard. I certainly don’t think I under-estimated it – [...]