Tag Archives: Tour de France

Lanterne Rouge – Max Leonard

Lanterne Rouge – Max Leonard

Max Leonard’s Lanterne Rouge: The Last Man in the Tour de France is a deeply researched, well-written volume that you should read if you have any interest in bike racing, the Tour de France ...

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Cancellara on the Drop

In the last two weeks I’ve watched this video probably a dozen times. It’s a study in technique, what’s possible, what’s necessary, the limits that survival requires. We ...

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1932 Tour de France

1932 Tour de France

We’ve known the guys who competed in the early Tours were harder than nails, but this video will help demonstrate just how tough they were. It may be that none of us merit the word ...

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Class

One of the ongoing themes of the infinite email thread between Padraig and me is how strange life can be. The older we get and the more our families grow, the more we find ourselves in unexpected ...

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Friday Group Ride #176

If I had been cynical/skeptical/jaded about this Tour de France over the first two weeks, yesterday’s stage with its double ascent of Alpe d’Huez cured me. With riders leaping off the ...

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