Monthly Archives: August 2010

Laurent Fignon, 1960-2010

In 1983, aged 22, Laurent Fignon won the Tour de France in his first attempt at the race, making him the youngest winner in 50 years. He remains the last rider to win the Tour de France at their first … Continue reading

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Chasing Wheels finally get its own domain

We’re on the move. Finally I’ve got round to buying the proper domain for this blog – I’ll still be publishing to the old address (I hope) but links will start rather than It’s a long overdue … Continue reading

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After the climb, the descent

It sits there in the hallway, untouched. It pleads with me every time I pass it, but I ignore it. I ignore it as long as I can. But there comes a point where you have to take the bike … Continue reading

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