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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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How Paul Kimmage changed the game of cycling journalism

In 1990, Paul Kimmage stuck his head above the parapet and published his account of his time as a professional cyclist, Rough Ride. It changed cycling journalism. In 2011, Kimmage once again changed cycling journalism in a fundamental way. Except … 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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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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The best cycling writers at the Giro

If you’re following the Giro D’Italia then in my opinion there really is one writer who you have to read: Juliet Macur of The New York Times. In our house she’s the first report we read when looking for perspective … Continue reading

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