Recently I was lucky enough to interview Tim Kerrison, Head of Sports Performance for the all-conquering Team Sky. We talked about a lot of interesting things but given Sky has now won the TdF twice I was curious to find out what other races the British-based team covets most. Specifically, I asked whether they’d be more excited to claim … More Which race would YOU rather win?
You’re driving your delivery van and you hit a cyclist in front of countless witnesses and CCTV cameras. They hit the road hard and are clearly seriously injured. Do you… (A) High tail the f$@& outta there in a delusional state thinking you’ll get away with it? (B) Scream abuse at the poor bastard as … More What would you do if you hit a cyclist?
For a long time the 2013 Tour seemed to be at the mercy of Team Sky once again. Porte is flying and will provide outstanding support to in-form team leader, Chris Froome. But this year there’s no Wiggins. There’s no Rogers. And it remains to be seen if the departing Uran, should he even ride, … More There can be only one
So that’s about it for the Aussie (international) road cycling season. The focus now shifts momentarily to the Middle East, and then on to the main course in Europe, the Classics … and this bike fan can’t wait. Notoriously unpredictable weather. Cobblestones. Dust. Killer climbs. And lots and lots of surprises. It got me thinking, … More Classics are calling