A Good Read #1

A Good Read #1

I love a good book, especially thrillers / detective stories. I also enjoy a good cycling book. This year, I found two ‘Good Reads’ under the Christmas Tree (Dec 2018), both by the acclaimed author William Fotheringham. The first was “Merckx: Half Man, Half...
2019 Sock Length

2019 Sock Length

The 2019 Pro Cycling Season has well and truly started with the running of the “Tour Down Under” from Adelaide in South Australia. It will continue throughout the year ending sometime at the end of October, usually with the “Presidential Tour of Turkey”. What is this...
Team Sky

Team Sky

Team Sky On the 12th December 2018, Sky’s parent company 21st Century Fox, announced that they would be ending their sponsorship of Team Sky at the end of the 2019-cycling season. Sky has sponsored the team since it was formed in 2010. It has been one of the most...
Armchair Athletes

Armchair Athletes

Well, it’s started…. 4 weeks of boring television… 28 days of ‘so-called’ pundits pontificating on penalties and points, their words of wisdom on every television and radio channel… wall to wall supporters shouting and generally...
Urban Myths

Urban Myths

Cyclists shave their legs to faster and other urban myths Have you heard the one about…  the lady who bought a cup of coffee at a MacDonald’s drive through… put it between her legs – drove off and crashed her car and sued MacDonald’s for...

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