Tag Archives: Bradley Wiggins

Etape du Tour survival: Food and drink

I’m no nutritionist but one thing I know is that lots of people get it wrong. And it’s just as easy to eat and drink too much as it is to take on too little. Cyclefit have a great guide … 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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Bont A1 shoes first ride impressions review

I first spotted Bont cycling shoes back in 2008 when they were being hidden under overshoes by the all-conquering Great Britain Track team. Given their commitment to the best kit, that immediately marked them out as worth investigating. Since then … Continue reading

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Hounslow, we have lift off! Team Sky announce six riders

So at last we’ve got some names in the book for Team Sky: Geraint Thomas Pete Kennaugh Steve Cummings Rusell Downing Ian Stannard Chris Froome Clever PR to start by naming the British core of the team thus establishing the … Continue reading

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Team Sky riders? Your guess as good as mine

It’s the time of year when I spend a week or two raising an eyebrow at the shuffling of riders around the teams. Until you see a signature on a piece of paper, it’s barely worth believing the vast majority … Continue reading

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August is cycling’s dead month

After the highs of the Tour De France comes August’s procession of minor races and exhibition criteriums. It’s like a mid-season break before the Vuelta, Worlds and Lombardy. So that made it the perfect excuse for a holiday. Two weeks … Continue reading

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Stage 15 – Contador goes fast up hills

Statement of the obvious: shit happens fast in a bike race. You can keep up when all you’re doing is watching and shouting at the telly, it’s entirely different when you’re trying to form coherent, publishable sentences for live text … Continue reading

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What we learned from the first week of Le Tour 2009

1. If you were expecting the GC to be exciting and to change hands like it did last year, then you were mistaken. Once Cancellara bagged jaune in Monaco it was going to be tough to shift him until the … Continue reading

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Will Wiggins’ dream come true?

I spent most of Thursday morning cycling in Central London traffic with Bradley Wiggins. Trying to keep up with Bradley as he weaves through the buses and cars, leaning on cabs at the lights, is quite a challenge. Following him … Continue reading

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Riding the prologue with Bradley Wiggins

Riding the prologue with Bradley Wiggins, originally uploaded by leguape. See? He’s one of us with his hanging off the back of black cabs at the lights. He’ll be hoping to wear the yellow jersey proper come July. Yes, I … Continue reading

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