Cobble Monster

Four wins. Four giant cobblestone trophies. AMAZING I woke just in time to watch the last hour of Tom's ride through the Hell. It didn't look like he was sweating the hell part. The first words I uttered yesterday morning were "Oh god", which brought the Reverend Hill her living room to see what event... Continue Reading →

Perilous Podiums Predictions

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 →

Comes Down to the Line

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 →

Great Battles are in Our Future.

For the past week the PRO Peloton has been traversing France and Italy, North to South, and West to East. Wiggians found the top step of a road podium -- which bodes well for Tour prospects. Provided his team isn't run ragged by working for or defending both Yellow and Green. Which, in this age... Continue Reading →

Cobbles, Breakaways and Bunch Sprints.

I started this post running through what happend during the traditional start to the Euro racing season. Then I realized that my writing was stale, boring, and could be read at one of the other, more mainstream sites. Sadly, my anthropology degree did not give me the skills of a journalist. And while some of... Continue Reading →

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