I overheard a conversation between a couple of weekend cyclists a few months ago and one of them said, “I just gave it the full Cancellara and left them in my dust.” Of course, anyone who knows cycling knows that “giving it the full Cancellara” means that you ride with the heart of a lion, leaving everything on the road and, usually, at some point making a move of such audacity that it leaves the kitten-hearted mewing by the roadside as you roar away. An attitude for life, not just cycling, I say.
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Challenge Ciclista Mallorca preview
The Spanish racing season kicks off with the 21st Iberostar Challenge Ciclista Mallorca – down this year to four rather than five single-day races – raced around the island of Mallorca, the home of many a pro-cycling training camp during the winter months.
According to the organisers, Unisport Consulting, the costs saved from the reduction in length have allowed them to broadcast the race on Spanish terrestrial television.
Round-table discussion: Riders and teams to watch in 2012
Here at Velo Voices we love to talk about cycling, and nothing delights us more than the opportunity to talk to each other and to fellow fans about the sport. In the last of our four-part series to kick off 2012, we take a look at our favourite riders and teams.