Monthly Archives: August 2008

Will Sky’s millions make a difference?

There’s been a big buzz around the announcement of Sky (part of Rupert Murdoch’s News International operation) putting down a sum of money to be a “partner” of British Cycling. A very prescient move on the part of Sky given … Continue reading

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And if you type “Monkey on a bike” into google…

“Monkey on a bike”, need I say more!, originally uploaded by oregonlahar. This is what you get. Good position on the bike, paws on the drops ready for sprinting. Damn that monkey looks better on a bike than me.

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Why Shanaze Reade is a winner

To be honest I’m a bit down about her crashing out of the Olympic final. Everyone thought it would be a formality, even Chris Hoy who doesn’t get much wrong when it comes to bike racing. I even got up/got … Continue reading

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After the gold rush

I think I managed to catch all the important bits this weekend at the Olympics from Usain Bolt jogging to a world record to every Great Britain rider who started an event on the track winning a medal. Looking ahead … Continue reading

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Cooke-ing with gas (and gelato)

So in the time that I’ve managed to go on holiday, get a tan and put on two kilos, cycling has been getting busy with doping busts, post-Tour criteriums and most importantly, The Beijing Olympics. I caught all of the … Continue reading

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