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Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist

12 years ago Marco Pantani was found dead, alone in his hotel room surrounded by cocaine, and our May film, to coincide with the Giro d’Italia, will be the screening of James Erskine’s powerful and moving documentary on the rise and fall of this controversial man. 223 more words

The Vampire Chain Gang

Ordinarily I don’t click on recommended links. However, Vampire Chain Gang piqued my interest. I couldn’t resist. I’d always been a keen cyclist with an eye for aesthetics. 2,105 more words


12 years without your spirit and cycling passion. You are irreplaceable on the road, and will be forever missed.

~Ciao, bici life~

Bike Review

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posted by Damien DeBarra

“Now is the time for you to reflect, not only that all things are mortal, but also that their mortality is subject to no fixed law.

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Bicicleta cu motor, ia-ma si pe mine in zbor, episodul 2

Uniunea ciclista internationala a promis, oficial, ca va innaspri testele pentru dopajul mecanic, dupa ce a fost gasit un motor in cadrul bicicletei belgiencei Femke Van den Driessche la Mondialele de ciclocros, iar de data aceasta, insista oficialii, se va actiona dur, dupa decenii in care s-a rezumat sa lupte impotriva dopajului prin substante interzise. 484 more words

Bonne Anniversaire Marco Pantani

Happy Birthday Marco Pantani – 13.01.1970 – 14.02.2004

  • TdF Winner –  1998
  • Giro d’Italia Winner – 1998

Unlike many of his EPO-era contemporaries, the legacy of Italian climbing ace Marco Pantani most often revolves around sympathy, pity and, following his untimely death in 2014, regret for a life lost for the apparent lack of support or understanding. 232 more words