Tag Archives: Jacques Anquetil

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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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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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The Rapha Five Decades T-shirts

I hadn’t planned on doing a second review of Rapha products right on the heels of my first, and it might not be fair to insert them into the current controversy with Lance Armstrong, but I ...

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Tuesdays with Wilcockson #4

Hailstones, snowstorms and survivors I was taken aback last week when I heard about a field of pro racers coming to a halt during the opening stage of Argentina’s Tour de San Luis. It wasn’t ...

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Tuesdays With Wilcockson #1

  The typewriter … and other machines The French reporter was sweating profusely as he pushed the telephone into an acoustic coupler, one of those slow-speed, low-tech contraptions we used ...

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The 1967 Giro d’Italia

[Editor’s note: Bill and Carol McGann recently published the first in their two-volume history of the Giro d’Italia. I haven’t had time to actually read it yet, but I recall ...

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