“I thought I had it,” he said. “I realised in the last 50 metres that I didn’t.”
Jack Bauer on almost winning stage 15 of the Tour de France which saw him and Martin Elmiger in a two man breakaway for nearly the whole stage and being caught 24 metres out from the finish line. The Cor Vos photograph comes from CyclingTips' coverage of the New Zealand rider's efforts.
Top riding yesterday, so unlucky!
The Cykelslangen or Bicycle Snake is Copenhagen’s new bicycle bridge providing another outstanding example of cycling infrastructure. Pictures come from Sandra Hoj’s Flickr stream and you can find more information at State of Green.
Wow! This is how you make a bike path!
Since I last wrote, lots has happened! A few upgrades across the fleet and racing has also begun in earnest!
This week started off with 2 exams, then on Tuesday evening I went on a fast ride with the Yorkies, an informal cycling club based out of the York Tavern, Norwich.
On Wednesday I rode at Lotus, the cycle racing league, the fast pace meant that I was dropped from the main bunch after a few…
London premiere of Pantani: the accidental death of a cyclist is happening this Tuesday with Q&A. Tickets over at Eventbrite.
It do find it somewhat strange that Pantani seems to have achieved a kind of redemption and mythic cult status while revile Armstrong.
Is it because Lance Armstrong lacks the self awareness to be particularly troubled by his own demons?
Well, it also has to do with LA being a dick to everyone and ruining other people’s lives. And the fact that he is still alive.
Why people don’t like Lance