More Classics

The Ardennes classics started yesterday with the mid-week Brabantse Pijl (Vokler won!), but really gets underway on Sunday with the Amstel Gold Race. To celebrate I will enjoy Sunday's breakfast with bottle of Amstel poured into a Martini glass.  Will Gilbert finally return to the form we saw last year when he made the Shlecks look … Continue reading More Classics

More Hero Shit

Yesterday I talked about Andy Schleck taking control and showing us "some real hero shit". I neglected to mention another hero from stage 18, that was Cadel Evan's ride. When he dropped the hammer to save his tour, not caring that he was dragging along most of his main competitors. That's how you reach up … Continue reading More Hero Shit