Monthly Archives: April 2007

Will Wiggins’ dream come true?

I spent most of Thursday morning cycling in Central London traffic with Bradley Wiggins. Trying to keep up with Bradley as he weaves through the buses and cars, leaning on cabs at the lights, is quite a challenge. Following him … Continue reading

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Riding the prologue with Bradley Wiggins

Riding the prologue with Bradley Wiggins, originally uploaded by leguape. See? He’s one of us with his hanging off the back of black cabs at the lights. He’ll be hoping to wear the yellow jersey proper come July. Yes, I … Continue reading

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Weekend off for good behaviour

They say that rest is as important to good performance as putting in the “hard yards” or whatever you fancy calling it. If you train regularly then sometimes I think it’s good to reward yourself with a bit of time … Continue reading

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It’s the same old song

“Away you go then” Keep in among the first third of the field for the first few laps and get a feel for the pace. I’m making sure I’m strong out of the corners, trying not to do too much … Continue reading

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The highs and lows

One week you’re kicking the cobbles in Belgium, the next you’re stuck in the office trying to follow Paris-Roubaix on the internet and Eurosport. Meanwhile, outside it’s a glorious spring day, over 25 degrees and perfect cycling weather. That’s how … Continue reading

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Flanders pictures

Having finally sorted my home broadband out I have now uploaded my Flanders pictures to Flickr: www.flickr.com

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140km comfortably across Flanders

Having been a bit lax about blogging on here what with the new job and the other cycling blog, I felt you were due an update. So here goes: Weight: somewhere between 71 and 74 kg, depending on time of … Continue reading

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Flanders 2007 on Youtube

A couple of clips that I found on Youtube which should give you a flavour of the atmosphere: Nicole Cooke on the Muur Ballan leads Hoste over the Muur And if they aren’t enough for you: A whole search’s worth … Continue reading

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Twenty thousand Belgians can’t be wrong

I’ve written something for the BBC Sport 606 section on doing the Tour of Flanders 140km. you can have a read here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/606/A21603674

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They start them young round here

They start them young round here., originally uploaded by leguape.

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