Monthly Archives: March 2011

Geraint Thomas on The Classics – bonus edition

My article for BBC Sport is online now, in time for Milan San-Remo. It features quotes from an interview with Geraint Thomas, who tips Mark Cavendish: Read Mark Cavendish tipped to impress at Milan-San Remo on BBC Sport As ever … Continue reading

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Champagne Charlott’ and their amazing kit

Even Mario Cipollini would be jealous. He only ever managed to go as far as having Pamela Anderson taped to his stem. In case you’re wondering, Charlott’ is a direct sales lingerie company, and Club Champagne Charlott’ are the cycling … Continue reading

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The way of the Keirin

A fascinating documentary on Keirin from Nowness by Jonathan de Villiers. It shows how it has its own culture in Japan which extends far beyond just being a bike race. Keirin: Speed Racers on Nowness.com. These sort of documentaries always … Continue reading

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Radio feedback

Before I decided to waste entire days in the futile pursuit of riding my bike at a speed not fast enough to be deemed competitive, I used to play guitar. If I could find my cheap Squier telecaster among the … Continue reading

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For sale on ebay: cycle computers

Having a clearout of my parts box. So it turns out I’ve got a few cycle computers that I don’t need and which need a home. Buy a Cateye Strada wired cycle computer on Ebay Buy a Cateye Astrale 8 … Continue reading

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Ride because it makes your life richer

A couple of blog posts recently have encouraged me to think about why I love cycling and why I ride my bike. Work has been tough recently and the bike has been a nice place away from the newsroom, which … Continue reading

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