Them’s the breaks

You know the guy? The one who spends the entire race every week trying to get off the front – but never quite succeeding. A few minutes of maniacal anaerobic suffering, followed by a near bonk, followed by several minutes hanging off the back desperately trying to recover. Then sneaking back up the outside and … More Them’s the breaks

The art of the start

Fascinating to watch the start of Stage 18, streamed live by Cycling Central. The attacks and counter attacks as the day’s break tries to establish itself. We don’t usually get to see this part of the stages, but it’s just as tactical as the finishing kms. Loving it.