Classic Cycling Quotes #128

Eurosport’s Carlton Kirby was back to his best during the Stage 1 team time trial at Tirreno-Adriatico. Commenting (positively) on the hugely simplified 2016 Androni-Sidermec team kit this is what he had to say about the old one: “It used to be ‘give me a tenner and you can have your logo on our jersey.’ Really, it … More Classic Cycling Quotes #128


So GreenEDGE won the kitchen sink in Ballarat. Again. Clearly this is bloody good news for the caravan king, Mr Gerry Ryan. And, frankly, who can begrudge him? He’s put so much into our sport over so many year. He deserves every success that comes his way. But as we reflect on the events of … More GreenENVY

The money cycle

At the risk of stating the bleeding obvious, cycling is expensive. For individuals, yes. But even more so for teams. Which brings us swiftly to the topic of sponsorship. And the never-ending tension between desperately needing money to succeed, and selling your souls to the corporate devil. Where do you draw the line? The history … More The money cycle