Behind the Barricades: Day one at the Vuelta al Pais Vasco

The day dawned bright and clear for yesterday’s first stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco around the town of Guenes, 20km south-west of Bilbao nestling in the very picturesque and undulating Basque countryside. When we arrived, they were still putting up the finish line so it gave us an opportunity to look around, grab our accreditation and an all-important coffee and say hi to one or two riders. Shorn of my bike, thanks to a broken spoke, I was going to be enjoying today’s stage in the company of my friends Susi and Dom from CyclingInside who’ll be supplying Cycling News with photos of this event. Continue reading

Tweets of the Week: Tiny tots, Argonauts and Jens is BACK!

Funny, cruel, odd, personal … you get it all on Twitter. Each week, we’ll have a rundown of some of our favourite tweets. Here are the tweets for the week ending 1st April 2012.

Da do Ronde Ronde Ronde da do Ronde Ronde

Is this how many Rondes this little fan thinks Tommeke can win?

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