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Did no one tell Team Radioshack about the 2011 kit rules?

Whispering Pines on Wheels, AKA Team Lance, AKA The Shack, AKA Grave Avoiders CC, AKA The Rolling Bones. Team Radioshack, previously owners of one of 2010’s ugliest kits, now owners of a refreshed, newly-curated kit for 2011. Looks like they … Continue reading

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The 2011 Men’s professional peloton as seen from above

Black seems to be the colour of choice this season: Lazy, unimaginative, corporate, dull.  So (with apologies for my own lazy murdering of the flipflopflyin’ style) here’s what those helicopter shots of the Tour will look like this year. I’ve … Continue reading

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HTC and Specialized show how to do team branding well

Their 2011 kit may be unspeakably bland – black shorts do not a “retro-inspired” kit make – but the HTC-Highroad team and the riders aren’t. They swear, they laugh, they are funny. The are not robots who just ride bikes. … Continue reading

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Worst professional kit of 2010: Footon-Servetto-Fuji

I am reliably told that nude and flesh tones are the most happening colours in fashion this season. My friend Lance Woodman pointed me in the direction of this fashion hate crime. I hereby declare the competition for the worst … Continue reading

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How to look and ride like a Pro

Contrary to what many may tell you, looking and riding like you are a professional is important. You look good and you feel good on the bike, it really is as simple as that. Some follow a code of practice … Continue reading

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Svein Tuft, un rouleur romantique

If Svein Tuft didn’t exist then someone would have written him into the literary history of cycling. Juliet Macur paints a beautiful portrait in her New York Times article ‘Canadian Rider Has Made Unorthodox Climb to the Top’. In an … Continue reading

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