Ciao! Giro d’Italia 2015: Race Preview

Giro d'Italia 2015 - Route Map

Ever since Marco Pantani romped away on stage 15 of the 1998 Tour to all but ‘win’ the Yellow Jersey to add to his Giro d’Italia title, the Giro-Tour double has sat unclaimed, untouchable, banished to the murky depths of cycling history. However, this year one rider has once again pinned his banner to the […]

World Championship Men’s Road Race Preview

Credit http://www.mundialciclismoponferrada.com

Once every year during the road cycling season trade team contracts are tossed aside (in most cases) to be replaced by national loyalties. This presents opportunities for some, barriers for others. The stripey jumper which awaits the winner of this world’s road race championships will make or break a riders season, or maybe even their […]

Review – The Accidental Death of a Cyclist By James Erskine

Winning and losing in sport is often portrayed sensationally as a matter of life and death. In the case of Italian cyclist Marco Pantani he lost, and sport arguably took his life. Casting aside the rumours, the conjecture, the very Italian polemic surrounding the passing of one the country’s great sons, his death remains a […]

Review – The Armstrong Lie by Alex Gibney

Film - The Armstrong Lie

I, like many of you I am sure, were brought into the sport of cycling due to the seductive story of Lance Armstrong. A man returning from his deathbed to win the hardest endurance event in the world – WOW what a story.  Arguably there is little that can be added to the monster of […]

Interview with Women’s Tour Winner – Marianne Vos

DSC_1521

    2014 Women’s Tour Winner Marianne Vos press conference. Like this:Like Loading…

Final Women’s Tour Press Conference – Garner, Laws & Ratto

DSC_2737

    Final Women’s Tour Press Conference – Lucy Garner, Sharon Laws & Rosella Ratto Like this:Like Loading…

%d bloggers like this: