Let’s start off by saying Alaphilippe’s relegation to the back of the ‘bunch’ in Liège on Sunday was the correct decision. There was a clear look to the left and, on seeing Hirschi looming large, a very obvious deviation in his line to close off the Swiss rider’s route to the line, though for the … Continue reading Racetime Continuum
There is so much bike racing packed into the next month or so it’s making me nervous. The Giro d’Italia begins today and la Vuelta a España ends on the 8th of November. Seasoning those hefty meals are Liege, Flanders and Roubaix. Will we see them finished? Never mind the riders; can members of the … Continue reading Bikémon – gotta watch ’em all
Having failed in his attempt to take the Tour, Primoz Roglic dropped to the tarmac in search of an alternative reality. For a man whose name spent the last three weeks sharing sentences with adjectives such as 'robotic' or 'metronomic', you couldn’t help but feel for him as he made his way to the top … Continue reading You don’t know man. You weren’t there.
"Sometimes, when we train, we simply have to go out to meet the Man with the Hammer" Laurent Fignon Laurent Fignon by Bontemps is licenced under CC BY-SA 3.0