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At Speed - Mark Cavendish

This is Cav’s second biography, and he is still under 30, which at first glance seems excessive, but the amount that has happened since his first book was released is huge and rightfully deserves to be told in full, not jammed into a couple of chapters in a book at the end of his career. 307 more words

Tour De France

Va Va Froome: The Remarkable Rise of Chris Froome - David Sharp

This is a book I didn’t really want to read but felt I had to as I am trying to read every bike book I come across, and I happened across it on Amazon as an ebook for about £1.20, so no real investment. 228 more words

Tour De France

A gift from Grandad

My extraordinary Grandad, aka ‘Big Grandad Jack’ turned 92 this Sunday.  At around 5’3″ the irony of his title is lost on no-one,  but our family tradition to refer to elders as ‘Big’ rather than ‘Great’ seemed such a special idiosyncrasy it could not be forsaken, even if the recipient ill-fits the title. 436 more words

Cornish Gin

Chris Froome Driven by Rivalry with Alberto Contador

Chris Froome (REUTERS/Joseba Etxaburu)

LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – Former Tour de France champion Chris Froome has put last year’s troubles behind him and has Alberto Contador in his sights as he plans an assault on cycling’s major prizes. 391 more words

Cycling

Library

Finished Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage last night; it joins on the bookshelf:

Bradley Wiggins to Launch Own Team

Bradley Wiggins (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours, File)

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Four-time Olympic champion and former Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins is launching his own professional cycling team with the aim of providing more British gold in Rio. 277 more words

Cycling

Will Wiggins win Pawis-Woubaix?

It’s finally official – Sir Bradley Wiggins has signed a contract extension with Team Sky until 30th April 2015, after which he will concentrate on the track and the Rio Olympics. 118 more words

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