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Sweet Smell Of Success


Words: Andy McGrath Photos: Sam Butler/Tour of Britain

Brie, Gruyere, Camembert, Stilton, Wensleydale. We’re not fussy. Pile it on our plate, please.

We like our cheese almost as much as we like our attackers. 653 more words

Beating the heat, pro-cycling style

With temperatures expected in the high 90’s Fahrenheit this week at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, talk focuses on the heat and how the riders adapt to it. 263 more words

Road Racing

Tour of California

Better late than never

So, the Tour of California happened a long time ago. Old news. You probably know what happened. We got second place, … 589 more words

Jacob Rathe

Apples and oranges

Izegem and Girona

I’ve been in Europe for almost four months. It’s strange every time I think about it. It seems like I haven’t been here that long, yet my first couple weeks seem like ages ago. 893 more words

Jacob Rathe

Paris-Roubaix

Hell of the North

April 8, 2012 — My first professional Paris-Roubaix happened much like my first U23 Paris-Roubaix. I was out the back of the race exactly half way through. 609 more words

Jacob Rathe

Ronde van Vlaanderen

Tour of Flanders

April 1, 2012 – When I heard that I was likely doing the Tour of Flanders a couple of weeks ago, I got goose bumps. 724 more words

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First impressions

It’s already been two months. On January 7, I met my teammate and new roommate Alex Howes at the Barcelona Airport. We had a barely movable mountain of bags and an expensive taxi ride to Girona, Spain. 568 more words

Jacob Rathe