Monthly Archives: July 2008

Wim Vansevenant, a record in rouge

Great picture that my girlfriend found on Flickr of Wim holding a Lanterne Rouge to mark his rare achievement of finishing the Tour de France last three times in a row. Photo credit: NATHALIE MAGNIEZ/AFP/Getty Images To finish the race … Continue reading

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Can’t seem to get lucky

Another unsuccessful Tuesday at Hillingdon for me. I just can’t seem to get lucky in those races. Was going well, working my way up through the wheels in the last three laps then some numpty completely fails to take the … Continue reading

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Epic win!!!1111!!!!!

Cav does it again. Time to get that internet meme thang working again…

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Epic fail

Never let those pesky internet memes get away from you…

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The hubris of Riccardo Ricco

I honestly cannot bring myself to waste my energy on being surprised or outraged by the news that Riccardo Ricco returned a positive test result on a day when Mark Cavendish made cycling history at Le Tour: Mark Cavendish completes … Continue reading

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God speed you Cav!

Either I’ve broken my jinx or Mark Cavendish really is bloody quick. Two stages, both with clear air between him and the fastest men in the peleton. OK, no Boonen or Bennati but he’s already proven he can beat both … Continue reading

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When everything goes dark

So after a fortnight spent wondering if riding from Acton to Wimbledon and back might benefit me in some way, I got a chance to put it to the test. I recorded the ride to Wimbledon on my Nokia N95’s … Continue reading

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Back ’em, bury ’em

So the Tour De France is underway, much to my total elation as it is every year. It means I get a chance to write a bit more about cycling than usual, such as this profile of Mark Cavendish: Cavendish … Continue reading

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