Tag Archives: Eddy Merckx

Friday Group Ride #273

Friday Group Ride #273

Despite the fact that this year’s Tour de France contains three former winners, two victors of the Giro d’Italia and one former Vuelta champion—six grand tour masters in all—this ...

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The Greatest Season Ever

The Greatest Season Ever

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

The Greatest Tour Ever Raced

[We’re going to be posting some work that originally appeared elsewhere as I move my home and office from Southern California to Sonoma County. This story first appeared in Peloton ...

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Real Racing

Real Racing

I was watching a shot from a motorcycle as it sped from past a Sky riding getting dropped from the main group, past a dwindling peloton containing Alejandro Valverde, Tejay Van Garderen and two ...

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The Sky Problem

The Sky Problem

For the first time since 1980 the reigning Tour de France champion has withdrawn from the race. In ’80, Bernard Hinault withdrew from the Grand Boucle, clearing the way for Joop Zoetemelk’s only ...

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A Visit to Gita

A Visit to Gita

Gita Sporting Goods is among the bike industry’s best-respect distributors. They’ve been the force behind Giordana clothing, Pinarello, Eddy Merckx and Pegoretti bicycles and DMT ...

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Tying Off the Past

Now that Pat McQuaid has been voted out of the UCI presidency and the troubled institution is being led by Brian Cookson, there is some reasonable hope that a Truth and Reconciliation Commission ...

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