Tour du Haut Var preview

This weekend, February 18th/19th, sees the running of the next French race in the calendar. The 44th edition of the Tour Cycliste Internationale du Haut Var  – to give it its full title – will provide additional racing largely for those who’ve already competed in the GP Marsellaise, Etoile de Besseges and Tour Mediterraneen.

It’s yet another race supported by the local daily newspaper, and sure to be popular with the locals who will flock to watch two-time winner Thomas Voeckler defend his title.
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Guest Voice Nathalie Novembrini: Italian women’s cycling

VeloVoices fan: Nathalie Novembrini

Today 24-year old Nathalie Novembrini, one of VeloVoices’ fans, has very kindly contributed a thought-provoking article on the issues facing women’s cycling based on some interviews she’s conducted in Italy in the course of her studies to become a sports psychologist. Nathalie’s based in Bergamo, Italy, and is an ardent fan of all Italian cyclists, particularly Movistar’s Giovanni Visconti, as well as Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s Tom Boonen.

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