Monthly Archives: July 2007

Towards redemption

If there is one way for the Tour to be in some way redeemed for its sins this year, then racing right to the final line in Paris is it. This is how the story should go: – The sprinter’s … Continue reading

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Destroyed by madness

I grew up being deeply in love with the Manic Street Preachers. I remember an interview with Richey and Nicky in which the former said words to the effect of: “There no one you can believe in, no one you … Continue reading

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Un jour d’enfer

Un jour d’enfer, originally uploaded by leguape. This is about as bad as it got, going through utter hell on the Port de Bales. This was where I was just clinging on grimly and trying to get over this one … Continue reading

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Un jour d’enfer

Un jour d’enfer Originally uploaded by leguape This is about as bad as it got, going through utter hell on the Port de Bales. This was where I was just clinging on grimly and trying to get over this one … Continue reading

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David Millar’s girlfriend is a better climber than me

I was reading David’s latest installment to his tour diary on biycling.com, The Millar Diaries, Stage 9: Lacking Inspiration, when the pieces finally fitted together and I figured out who the girl who I’d been trying to help with her … Continue reading

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Etape Du Tour: job done

Having spent most of this year building up to it, I can now proudly announce that I completed the Etape Du Tour, between Foix and Loudenvielle, on Monday. I’m still trying to recover now. My back isn’t hurting as much … Continue reading

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The WTF? bits

1. The bloke with one leg. No prosthesis, just the one leg. Pedalling away merrily up the climbs, in his Credit Mutuel-sponsored kit, and telling his mate not to got too hard. His mate’s reply was that he’d only catch … Continue reading

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Report on BBC 606

You can read one of my reports on this year’s event on 606 here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/606/A24909889 I’ll be adding more colourful bits on here as well. There’s so many wonderful memories that I want to get down somewhere before they fade. … Continue reading

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Dog day for Burghardt

Nothing I can add to that realy, other than there being a couple of dogs on the mountain yesterday at the Etape, luckily only going uphill.

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Get in!

Get in! Originally uploaded by leguape

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