Everyone else has an opinion on the Chris Froome salbutamol situation. Here’s ours… (1) IT ISN’T EVEN CLOSE Okay, we get it. Mistakes happen. But for any rider to register TWICE the legally accepted amount of a WADA-monitored substance in their body is rather a lot. At best it’s sloppy and unprofessional. At worst it’s … More FROOME vs SALBUTAMOL: 6 OBSERVATIONS

Geraint, we salute you

The further this Tour goes the more we’re loving Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas. Not because he’s 6th on GC. Or because he was sent flying off a high-speed descent by an out-of-control Warren Barguil, kissed a light post with his head, crashed into a ditch only to remount his Pinarello and still almost catch up with … More Geraint, we salute you

False starts

Last Sunday night Movistar’s Jose Rojas crashed in the neutral zone of Milano-San Remo. He fractured his elbow and, as such, his day actually ended even further from the finish line than the 294km race distance. Whilst not the ideal way to start the year’s first Monument (lest we forget the unlucky Spaniard also broke … More False starts


140km including two 20km climbs with a bunch of part-time cycling hacks. Then straight off to the airport for a Team Sky training camp in Spain. Then back home for Xmas, the Nationals and TDU. The life of Tassie athlete of the year, Richie Porte…