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Race preview: Paris-Roubaix 2014

This year Paris-Roubaix promises to be the one of the best editions in years. Here’s why:

  1. With the less-than-on-form Tom Boonen failing to effectively challenge Fabian Cancellara at the Tour of Flanders, 2014 marks the first time in over a decade that there is less than a 98% chance that the race will be won by either Tommeke or Fabs.
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1969: The Birth of Merckxissimo at the Tour of Flanders

They had a name for it: Merckxissimo. They called him, not affectionately, the Cannibal. When the 24 year old Belgian reached the Velodrome de Vincennes in Paris after 4,118 kms of hard fought racing they gave him the Yellow Jersey – and the Green points jersey, the White combination jersey and the title of King of the Mountains. 2,813 more words

Podcast #32: King Kristoff, Super Sagan and Dashing Degenkolb

With Kathi declaring, Cancellara-style, that this week’s podcast isn’t hard enough for her, Chris and Tim struggle through the rain, fog and snow to discuss the start of the spring classics and the UCI’s proposed changes to the WorldTour. 57 more words


To shave or not to shave

From what I can tell, men who ride bikes get mightily sick of the constant question, ‘So, do you actually shave your legs?’

Those of you familiar with my musings on cycling will know, that I think you boys all need to HTFU and wax, but alas, I have digressed. 512 more words


The Cycling Season has started

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Aussie cycling season. It is after all summer here in January and I’m fortunate enough to not work at this time of year, so I get to gorge myself on Aussie cycling. 347 more words


Race review - Milan-San Remo

And so, after months of anticipation, speculation and the would they won’t they over the inclusion of the Pompeiana climb escalating to the realms of Friends’ Ross and Rachel, Sunday saw the first monument of the year take place. 394 more words


Learning to Suffer - Part One

As Twitter comments go Vincenzo Nibali’s post accusing his fellow cyclists of lacking balls to win the opening Classic of the season, the Milan-San Remo, was certainly an entertaining one. 829 more words