The lady doth protest too much?

May 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tour de Yorkshire: Stage 2 – Tadcaster to Harrogate There’s a time and place for politics, but I like to think for a lot of cycling fans that place is not in televised bike racing. All of which, to British fans at [...]

Flagman refuses to bottle it

April 27, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tour de Romandie: Stage 1 – Aigle to Champery “It’s ball-breaking work, but somebody has to do it.” So might read the motto hanging above the First Aid cabinet in the moto-riding flagman* canteen. “Flag man,” [...]

When all else fails

April 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tour of Croatia: Stage 6 – Samobor to Zagreb It had been a long break, and Evgeny Shalunov had been in the thick of it all day. It was the final stage of the Tour of Croatia, a last chance to cross the line for glory. [...]

Frankiny feeling the pinch

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tour of the Alps: Stage 4 Bolzano/Bozen to Cles This is written after the tragic death of Michele Scarponi, which has added more sadness to the Tour of the Alps than fun. How much do you really know about the rider next to [...]