Ahead of Paris-Roubaix and Sunday’s Tour of Flanders (Ronde van Vlaanderen), Kitty and Jack take a look at the prospects of the two hot favourites for both races, Tom Boonen and Fabian Cancellara. If anyone’s keeping score, the current score so far this Classics season is Tom 2 Fabian 0 … Continue reading
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 25th March 2012.
A shit day of lots of #unluck
It was quite the week of racing – and with hard racing comes hard falls and E3 Harelbeke had some doozies. Let’s start with an x-ray, shall we? Garmin-Barracuda’s David Millar went down during Friday’s E3 and broke his collarbone. So he went to get an x-ray and they found a comb, some iPod earbuds and a couple of those weird labels you used to make when you were a kid …
The question on everyone’s lips this morning was: Could Tom Boonen hold off both the strongest man in the peloton (Fabian Cancellara) and the fastest man in the peloton (Mark Cavendish) to scoop up his second Belgian race this weekend and his second consecutive Gent title? He could and he did – with real style, smart tactics and outstanding teamwork.