I was at a baseball game with my family sometime in my early teens. Were sitting in the upper deck of “The Jake” where the rows were crammed tight with our knees nearly touching the shoulders of the people sitting a row ahead. There was a woman sitting in front of my Dad and I … Continue reading Flanders, Grab Ass Edition
Peter Sagan crossed the line first (again), telling all his critics to...do the running man, as he won without the aid of the Fabulous Canellara. Actually, Sagan was so dominant, without following sucking wheels, that he had time to look back, then celebrate in the final meters. Sagan is showing that he may indeed be … Continue reading There will Never be Another Merkcx
Cancellara did the right, if not unexpected thing by attacking in the final K of today's stage. Normally, the wearing of the Golden Fleece does their best to stay out of trouble, hang in and finish with the group so in order to maintain the jersey. It's rare that you see that same person take … Continue reading Being Fabs
There's been a ton of talk about the wonder that is Peter Sagan over the last year. Peloton magazine has talked to him at least twice since they launched last year. Now Sagan is in Cali, starting the build for the next part of his season. Yesterday he gave a hint as to what's coming. … Continue reading From the Cheap Seats.
I'm not much into the prediction game. Bike racing is a fickle mistress and strong legs often fall to a turn of bad luck. Still, I couldn't help but think about what the Flanders podium will look like after I saw that Peter Sagan took today's DePanne stage. I read that Sagan isn't even on … Continue reading Perilous Podiums Predictions
As I talked about a few weeks back Tornado Tom is on fire! This weekend saw Boonen take not one, but two World Tour race wins. First he frustrates Oscar Feire (who claimed to not know the finish) at the line in E3. Then yesterday he takes his third Gent - Wevelgem. He's on form … Continue reading Comes Down to the Line