BOOK REVIEW: Land of Second Chances, The Impossible Rise of Rwanda’s Cycling Team

Genocide and sex offenders. Not really the first things that spring to mind when you think of elite cycling. Yet they sit side-by-side at the core of one of the more extraordinary stories I’ve come across in cycling, Tim Lewis’ remarkable book plotting the rise of the Rwandan cycling team from the ashes of the Hutu … More BOOK REVIEW: Land of Second Chances, The Impossible Rise of Rwanda’s Cycling Team

Carbon Addiction: the Book – available now

Please excuse my self indulgence, but it’s an exciting day for this blogger. Just under 12 months ago I started this little side-project as a bit of fun. Today, several hundred of you fine pedal-powered-people follow Carbon Addiction every day – sometimes it’s over 1,000 – from pretty much every corner of the planet. You’d … More Carbon Addiction: the Book – available now

Classic Rider Quotes #58-63 (c-/ Bike Snob NYC)

Anyone who follows the acid-laced blog Bike Snob NYC will be well aware the guy is one of world’s richest sources of scathing, yet often deeply insightful, cycling quotes. Here’s just a small (reasonably gentle) taste of his work, taken from the self-titled e-book, Bike Snob. “The world of cycling is like a big bowl … More Classic Rider Quotes #58-63 (c-/ Bike Snob NYC)