At VeloVoices we have a keen appreciation for anything or anyone who captures the beauty of cycling. The striking work of Maxine Dodd recently caught my eye. I love the energy, movement and atmosphere she creates with a few strokes of the pen and water-colour – an unforgiving medium. Maxine lives in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside where she finds daily inspiration. Here’s her story and a selection of her work which portrays her passion for cycling. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2014
2015 Tour de France route favours the climbers
ASO have unveiled the route for the 102nd edition of the Tour de France with their customary sense of theatre and spectacle. The parcours travels anticlockwise and, with the fewest time-trialling kilometres since 1945, next year’s race will have a very different complexion, albeit one which favours the climbers. But that’s not all. Let’s have a look at what’s in store come July. Continue reading
Tour of Beijing review: Gilbert brings down the curtain on 2014
Capitalising on a revised second day parcours to take victory, Philippe Gilbert clung on to Dan Martin‘s wheel on the queen stage to secure the overall in the final edition of the Tour of Beijing, consigning the Irishman to the runner-up spot for the second year running.