1. Richie Porte was in a class of his own when the road tilted upward. We never saw him at the Nationals this year and his revised summer program seems to have worked a treat. It’s only early days, but there’s a noticeably different swagger about the Tasmanian at the moment, and the signs are … More 6 observations from the TDU
At some stage pretty much every season, usually involving Paul Sherwen, you’ll hear the term ‘Rainbow Curse’ uttered. It supposedly relates to the unconscionable burden that weighs down all UCI World Champions in the year immediately following their glorious triumph, railroading their season. Well, it’s complete bollocks. As we all know the irrepressible Peter Sagan is … More The myth of the Rainbow Curse
“I don’t care. If I don’t have yellow, I have green. If I don’t have green, I have rainbow.” Peter Sagan after being asked how long he thinks he can keep the leader’s yellow jersey following Stage 2. (Great pick up at the Tour de France by Matt De Neef, aka The Climbing Cyclist and … More Classic Cycling Quotes #131: Sagan edition
It’s one thing to try a few bunny hops on your BMX in a quiet suburban street as a kid. But doing it over a gutter at 50km/h+ in the final stages of a professional bike race? Peter Sagan at his sublime best. Thanks for the link Waz. And just for fun, here’s what can … More Sagan hops to it in Oman
As 2013 coasts slowly to a stop, Carbon Addiction has been granted unprecedented off-season access to several key figures from the WorldTour to discover their hopes, dreams and fears for 2014*. Brian Cookson. “I hope world cycling thrives as well as my beard, just with less grey patches. Be splendid to get Knighted like Sir … More EXCLUSIVE: New Year Resolutions from the WorldTour
Peter Sagan’s bike has a new paint job for the Tour. Creepy.
Chances are you’ve seen this in the last 24 hours. But if not, check this out. The arse-grabber in fine form.
Could this be Peter Sagan getting his backside grabbed? Nah, but it made me laugh for a moment.
Great illustration of the wheelie-popping arse-grabber.