Tacks! TACKS! I know this is yesterday's news but.... TACKS!!! Fucking Tacks! Nothing is so beautifully old school than throwing tacks on the road. This years edition of Le Tour has been short on drama, but now there's a mystery. Who put the tacks down? Why did they put the tacks down? Why did Pier … Continue reading Old School
I watched the last half of the Prologue coverage on NBC -- Versus -- Uniwhatever this morning. Watching TTs are boring, except for when they show someone charging toward the line with their mouths wide open and their eyes gone cross. What I really wanted to see, what I was putting off breakfast for, was … Continue reading Prologue
Cycling's biggest dog and pony show is upon us. I for one will never understand why the Tour is king, but that's neither here no there. These things are the way they are and I am not the one to fight them. Even so, the Tour has an amazing Giro to live up to and … Continue reading Le Tour, Le Tour
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
A while back, during the Tour of California in fact, I posted a open letter to Mr. Andy Schleck. Who I might add (though I should have to.) is currently sitting pretty with a yellow shirt on and holding a stuffed Lion. Though it's improbable that Mr. Schleck read my letter, I like to think that when … Continue reading Some Hero Shit.