Tag Archives: George Hincapie

3 things from 3 Tour de France stages

1. Team Sky have not become self-aware For all their dominance in the run-up to the Tour, they seem to be lacking the confidence to place Wiggins in the posh seats at the front. Sending back multiple riders to try … Continue reading

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Chasing Legends review

For anyone who follows cycling the narrative arc of Chasing Legends would appear to be pretty simple: HTC-Columbia’s attempt to win the green jersey for Mark Cavendish at the Tour de France 2009. We know how it ends, but for … 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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Mark Cavendish winning Stage 21

Here’s a short Youtube clip from yesterday’s stage 21 finish in Paris on Les Champs Elysees. We were in the press area up near the 100 metre board and I’ve never been so excited to be at a bike race. … Continue reading

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Get the same sunglasses as Mark Cavendish

Sunglasses are one of those things that go in trend waves in cycling. More often than not it’s Oakley who are responsible for it with their saturation marketing of the pro peloton. The Oakley Radar, which became widespread in 2007, … Continue reading

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