Alejandro Valverde gave himself an early present by riding away from all his rivals to claim his second victory at … Continue reading
After Sunday’s Amstel Gold Race, the Ardennes classics continue with the 78th running of the ‘Walloon Arrow’, Flèche Wallonne. Can … Continue reading
Oh, from the cobbles to the climbs – we’re in Ardennes Week now. This week’s tweets include velvet thrones, saucy … Continue reading
He bided his time over the first 33 climbs and 249km but at the base of the Cauberg with 3km to … Continue reading
Now that the cobbles have taken their toll on the peloton, it’s time for Ardennes week where the climbs will … Continue reading
Was Sunday just about the most emotionally draining race ever? No? Just me? Oh, okay then. But you have to … Continue reading
So, what fuels the guys on GreenEdge&Ham? We find out, courtesy of cyclingnewstv.
If you missed it – or if you wanted to relive it – here is a quick flick through the highlights of this year’s Amstel Gold, via cyclingnewstv.
Ah, the bergs of Flanders! Wear your heart on your sleeve (or chest) with this Creux Hellingen Merino vintage-style jersey. Get it for yourself and look uber-cool and stylish. Go on! You know you want to.
CTC, the national cycling charity, is calling for volunteers to help out at the Prudential London-Surrey 100 & Classic on 10th August. They’re looking for Route Safety Marshals, Course Marshals and Crossing Marshals. Want to get involved? More info on their website.
“Riders like me and Cancellara don’t think about the points, just the win.”
Vincenzo Nibali bemoans the lack of fierce joy in the riders of the peloton, many of whom he believes play it safe and ride just for points, not the win.
When asked what animal he would like to be, Bernie Eisel answered ‘My cat. She has the best life you can imagine!’
I happen to know that there are a whole lotta ladies out there who would kill to be Bernie’s cat. I’ll leave that there …
Here is Team Sky’s 20 Questions to the Ladies Favourite