Tag Archives: Alexandre Vinokourov

Styling it in Cancun with Alexandre Vinokourov

(via yay! cycling) Vino wearing Rayban Aviators, John Galliano T-shirt, unidentified 3/4 length jeans and sandals which look like they might be Prada. Could his look be any more clearly that of a “wealthy man from former soviet bloc country”? … Continue reading

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Brad Wiggins wears Maglia Rosa the right way

I believe that the great jerseys of cycling look best with black shorts. It’s good to see that Bradley Wiggins agrees, judging by his decision to wear the Maglia Rosa on stage two with black shorts. That’s a great image … Continue reading

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Signing Pereiro is Contador’s smartest move

A lot of people have seen the signing of Oscar Pereiro Sio as simply an attempt to bolster the Astana squad with an experienced rider who can be there when it matters in the high mountains. His ability to sacrifice … Continue reading

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Wee Bert Contador’s big wheels

He’s known round our house as “Wee Bert Contador” on account of someone once describing him as “that wee lad who rides with Armstrong” last year. 2010 is going to be a bugger of a year for him if you … Continue reading

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More rubbish professional kits for 2010: Astana and Quick-Step

First up, Astana. I think we can dispatch this one pretty quickly. Is there anything good to say about it? The visual branding is weaker than last year even if the logos are less confused. That’s about as good as … Continue reading

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The challenge of the Vuelta

For the riders, it’s the heat, the wind, the Netherlands (WTF?), the mountains and the bleached scenery. For me it’s trying to find an angle to write about the damned thing. Well, I managed it in the end: Read “Has … Continue reading

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Don’t call it a comeback

Now Alexandre Vinokourov wants back in on the top flight of cycling. Is there anyone, apart from Jan Ullrich, who hasn’t served a ban or banishment from the pro peloton who doesn’t want to seek redemption on the road? You’ve … Continue reading

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