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Giro d'Italia 2016 - week three

The Giro is over for another year and I’m feeling quite sad about it. I really, desperately wanted Esteban Chaves to win. He was one of my ‘Ones to watch’ at the start and unlike Tom Dumoulin (remember him?) and Ryder Hesjedal (nope) he was still in there at the end. 448 more words

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Giro d'Italia 2016 - Stage 11

Put Careless Whisper on the turntable. Play Back for Good on repeat. Lovely Tom Dumoulin has left the Giro, taking his saddle sores with him. What a difference a week makes. 153 more words

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Giro d'Italia 2016 - Stage 9

I think today proves, if proof were needed, that when it comes to cycling predictions I need to go home and rethink my life. Yesterday/this morning post-Eurovision I suggested that Dumoulin was saving himself for the ITT today by way of explanation for the wheels falling off his Giro yesterday. 314 more words

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Stay Real,Live Positive,Practice Hot Yoga

Hope comes in many forms.

As I walk my journey of heart break, betrayal, and the devastating consequences of a narcissistic, cheating spouse and his self-seeking girlfriend in my life, God inserts kinder, gentler, inspiring people to remind me that my ex and the other woman are only two crumby people in a huge world that have lived on and crossed my path, temporarily blocking my way. 770 more words


VeloVoices Advent Calendar 16: On the Alpe

Marshall Kappel captures the bold, bright, saturated colours of a day on Alpe d’Huez during the Tour de France. 40 more words


My Time with the Pros

The Tour of Alberta is a professional, UCI 2.1, road cycling stage race and has been held in Alberta for the past 3 Septembers. It is the highest ranked professional road bike race in Canada, participated in by many of the same riders who ride in the Tour de France, Olympics and World Championships. 908 more words


John MacKinnon: Tour of Alberta wheels into the Rockies for the first time as everybody wins

Jasper — On its third go-round of the province, the Tour of Alberta rolled into the Rockies Friday for the first time in the brief history of the pro cycling road race. 839 more words