Watching Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne on my 'new' telly (borrowed off one of my girlfriend's relatives 'for a while' (I love indefinites)), one of those huge high-definition monsters that I used to say were unnecessary (until I finally got one, I might add), I was all misty eyed and dizzy for the first half an hour, what with … Continue reading Lee’s Lowdown on Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne
Mark Cavendish love a good ol' Omerta, if nothing else. First he blamed Riccardo Ricco for all cycling's ills, back in 2011: "The sport’s better off without him," Cavendish said. "He’s not a problem that the sport faces, he is the problem that the sport faces. “He doesn’t mirror a lot of riders, he’s a … Continue reading Cavendish: “Can you be 100% that one of these journalists isn’t f***ing your wife?”
Some folk in the cycling world feel that 2014 has been a less-than-stellar vintage in regards to Grand Tours. The Giro d’Italia saw the first Grand Tour win for Colombian Nairo Quintana, though the way the Movistar rider prised the famous Maglia Rosa from the shoulders of his compatriot Rigoberto Uran had fans disputing the … Continue reading The Vuelta 2014 promises fireworks
this article originally appeared on The Roar The English start to the 2014 Tour de France surpassed even the wildest dreams of the people of Yorkshire and London who made it happen, with the crowds by the roadside estimated at some 2.5 million per day. Race Director Christian Prudhomme was fulsome in his praise … Continue reading Cavendish the architect of his own downfall
this article appeared earlier today before Stage 4 of the Tour de Kittel, so it bears no mention of the German's 3rd win. however it does have a crack at Mark Cavendish. read all about it by clicking the image below.
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
i wasn't too excited before. i am now. it gets me every time, the bugger. anyway, read my analysis of Stage 1 here, the Kittel was a-whistlin'... gettit? gettit? oh...
it's a strange, almost disembodied state that we find ourselves in now, in the midst of this fug that has enveloped us. like a plastic bag trapped swirling in the wind, we, the lifeblood of this sport, the fans, are waiting for a path to be cleared, for decisions to be made, and yet those … Continue reading a united voice is required