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Giro d'Italia - Rest Day Round Up 2


After the frenetic action of the first week I had been well prepared to indulge the 2015 Giro a week in the doldrums, as the race switched to the eastern side of the country and began a five-day schlep northwards back towards the mountains. 2,126 more words

Cycling

A Letter To Lance

Dear Lance,

Stop, just for a second, stop.

We need to talk about what you are doing, and the path you are on. We are both guilty of what happened, you as the King Doper, and me for believing, for cheering and for demanding perfection from you. 479 more words

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Pantani: the triumph and the tragedy

Cycling is a sport with as many ups and downs as a demanding étape on the Tour de France. Capable of producing moments of peak human achievement, feats of endurance, courage, and pure speed, the sport has also lived long in the shadow of doping and scandal. 628 more words

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Tragedy of a Great Champion

Today is the 11th anniversary of the death of Marco Pantani. Certainly we don’t dwell on the sadness of this tragedy, but instead remember the joy… 132 more words

Bike Review

X4.015 – STAGE.FIVE.RULE.FIVE

POWERED.BY.KTM.HELLY-HANSEN&THE.ÆIGHT.BICYCLE.CØMPANY

Ten days ago the vast majority of us were rooting for Mark Cavendish (from the IOM) and Chris Froome (from Kenya). We’d convinced ourselves that “we” were going to win stages, yellow jerseys and the Tour itself. 987 more words

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