The Tour de France organising committee must have had their weetabix before they decided the route for the 2011 Tour, which was announced yesterday in Paris. It is punchy.
It’s getting colder, it’s getting wetter, so what to do? Inspired by Graham’s discussion on Biker’s Delight we were wondering what to wear now? Are you still in summer cycling mode or have you already made the switch to hat, gloves, trousers and waterproofs? Let me tell you where I am.
“Really foul weather” were the words used by Dave Harmon on the Eurosport commentary during Saturday’s Tour of Lombardy. The rain poured down and the peloton was decimated as only 34 out of the 195 riders finished the last big race of the 2010 pro calendar.
Lights, cameras and action were evident at the Barbican on Thursday evening. But this was not a screening at the Bicycle Film Festival, but a show of bikes and clothes that most cyclists do not (at the moment) choose to wear.
Alberto Contador, Ezequiel Mosquera, David Garcia Da Pena from the Pro ranks and Margarita Fullana from the Olympic squad have a few things in common. They’re Spanish and they’re cyclists.
Apart from one bike have generally been pretty safe from cycle related crime. However, followers of our Facebook Page might be aware of this but I had a bit of a saga with my lights last week. It went a little like this.
In the first of what we hope might become an irregular feature on Going Going Bike, Dr Al provides his medical expertise on cycling related health issues – today: the effects of music on cycling performance
Last week we were in a big hurry. Off to a meeting the other side of town with only just enough time to get there. Then disaster struck… a puncture! Being well prepared with no spare inner tube or pump this was a little bit of an issue.
Registering your bicycle with a bike register costs nothing and takes very little time but remarkably few cyclists seem to bother. Why is this and is registering a bike really worthwhile?