Lombardia, Astana and their Dirty Duo, and Women’s Prize Money (Again)

It wasn’t so much that there wasn’t enough to write about on any one of the subjects included here in the title of this article, but more that all three are deserving of being given some attention, the first because it is constantly overlooked, the second because it is an example of the willfully overlooked, … Continue reading Lombardia, Astana and their Dirty Duo, and Women’s Prize Money (Again)

Why the 2014 Tour de France has been so far, so good

this article originally appeared on The Roar   We are only 11 stages into the 2014 Tour de France and yet we have already been gifted a race for the ages. It’s had thrills, spills, bellyaches and tears, Herculean efforts of leg-busting chutzpah, and buckets of va-va voom even without the presence of Va-Va Froome. … Continue reading Why the 2014 Tour de France has been so far, so good

Tales from the Tour #2

This article originally appeared on The Roar First Roman Kreuziger, then Daryl Impey. Who next? Which of the best men from their generation will join these two fallen warriors, needle in arm/sicknote from Mum in hand/shocked expression on their chops (delete as approptiate) on the naughty step? I’m with Sean Lee on this one, I have … Continue reading Tales from the Tour #2

Cheng Ji’s inclusion in Tour de France masks neglect of Asian cycling

this article originally appeared on The Roar   Giant-Shimano’s Cheng Ji will become the first Chinese rider to participate in the Tour de France, a fantastic achievement for the 26-year-old who last year became the first Chinese national to ride in the Giro d’Italia. Giant-Shimano’s team coach Rudi Kemna commented on Cheng Ji’s inclusion in … Continue reading Cheng Ji’s inclusion in Tour de France masks neglect of Asian cycling

crankpunk on PEZ on the Tour de Suisse, part 2

what a corker that final stage was. Rui Costa resplendent in his rainbow, Frank being very Frank, and Tony putting in a shift and a half. great stuff. click the image below to head to PEZ and to read the full article.

cp on PEZ on the Tour de Suisse

the first of two 'Lee's Lowdowns' on the Tour de Suisse, appearing on Pez Cycling News! click the image below read the article. (and can I just say a big thank you to Richard Pestes and editor Chris Shelden, for allowing me to write whatever I want and never cutting a single word - unless … Continue reading cp on PEZ on the Tour de Suisse