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Mondialele de ciclism la 37 de grade, in aer, la jumatatea lunii octombrie!

O temperatura de 37 de grade Celsius ii asteapta pe ciclistii profesionisti duminica, in prima zi, in Qatar, la Campionatele mondiale de ciclism, care au fost decalate cu trei saptamani tocmai pentru a se ajunge la temperaturi mai mici, asa ca va inchipuiti ce cuptor ar fi fost in septembrie! 537 more words

Tour de France Diary, Stages 14 & 15.

Saturday’s stage saw another thumping sprint victory for Mark Cavendish. It seemed for a moment that he was going so fast he almost lost control of the bike as it swerved in front of a frustrated Marcus Kittel. 172 more words

Return of the King

You may recall that in my first blog post, I claimed that Marcel Kittel was going to take a full sweep of the sprint stages as he did so dominantly in 2014 and 2013. 1,045 more words

Tour De France 2016: More than just Chris Froome and Marcel Kittel

Forget the disappointment of Brexit and the English Football team being embarrassed by minnows Iceland, because as of this Saturday, the greatest sports event in the world kicks off for its 103rd edition. 875 more words

Zambrano und Waldschmidt

Es ist noch keinen Monat her, da wurde Fredi Bobic, der neue starke Mann bei der Eintracht kurz nach Amtsantritt zitiert: “Wir müssen an der Basis arbeiten, um aus dieser Position nach vorn zu kommen. 463 more words


A study in nonchalant rage (or, how to chuck a bike)

It’s fair to say that ageing American pro-cyclist Chris Horner divides opinion.

With that long association with Lance Armstrong, his ‘surprising’ first Grand Tour win at the Vuelta Espana back in 2013 at the age of 41, and a general air of ‘oddness’, he’s not everyone’s cup of tea. 499 more words


UPDATE GIRO: Vincenzo Nibali, victorie finala intr-o editie de povesti

Turul ciclist al Italiei 2016 va ramane in istoria ciclismului sub eticheta “Cavalcada lui Nibali”, o recapitulare, intr-o editie, a unor povesti de neuitat, cum ar fi aparitia unui luxemburghez in roz, Bob Jungels, la 60 de ani dupa ce compatriotul sau Charlie Gaul, “Ingerul Muntilor”, castiga o etapa in care italianul Magni, cu fractura de clavicula, trecea linia de sosire cu ghidonul tinut, legat cu sfoara, cu dintii, sau cu exceptionala victorie a lui Fausto Coppi, luand Dolomitii in piept, singur aproape 200 km, pentru a-l invinge pe Bartali, acum 67 de ani. 663 more words