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Mike Curtis
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'Cadance' at 2:04? Please! 'Cadence' :-) This is such a good guide though - really useful to see how the pros manage to tame the stones. 10/10 information, 3/10 for spelling!
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Absolutely marvellous. Had this on VHS, lost it all - but this is wonderful. Motivates me to get out on the bike and 'feel young again' - which I was, back in 1989 ... we all were. Thanks sooooo much!
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The Price of Progress? Anonymity.
This image from last weekend's Milano-Sanremo caused a bit of flutter on Twitter, as fans such as  @Plastic_Peloton   adopted the role of the young boy in the   Emperor's New Clothes   to point out how ridiculously poor   Fabian Wegmann's   choice of clothi...
This image from last weekend's Milano-Sanremo caused a bit of flutter on Twitter, as fans such as @Plastic_Peloton adopted the role of the young boy in the Emperor's New Clothes to point out how ridiculously poor Fabian Wegma...
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Flanders Training: No Strava, No HRM, No Powermeter; Your Legs Tell You When You're Good
Here's a route for a 'proper' old-school training ride courtesy of my mentor Ken Hargrave, who sadly passed away last summer. I wrote the Eulogy for the service, and eventually Cycling Weekly deigned to publish the obituary I wrote on their online version ,...
Here's a route for a 'proper' old-school training ride courtesy of my mentor Ken Hargrave, who sadly passed away last summer. I wrote the Eulogy for the service, and eventually Cycling Weekly deigned to publish the obituary I...
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Milano-San Remo, 17th March 1990. Or The Day I Became a Kleptomaniac
Bugno Vincitore! After a year spent in France in Aix-en-Provence as part of my degree (and racing for the ASPTT Aix ) , I graduated from Uni with a hard-fought 2:1, and after dead-end stints in Halfords & Habitat managed to get a post as an English teacher ...
Bugno Vincitore! After a year spent in France in Aix-en-Provence as part of my degree (and racing for the ASPTT Aix) , I graduated from Uni with a hard-fought 2:1, and after dead-end stints in Halfords & Habitat managed to ge...
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You Must Have Good Eyes To See Through Those
There was quite a debate over at the superb Facebook group ' 80's Cycling Remembered ' that I'm a follower of, relating to this picture: who exactly is the rider in French national kit? Clearly the World Championship Road Race for professionals given the na...
There was quite a debate over at the superb Facebook group '80's Cycling Remembered' that I'm a follower of, relating to this picture: who exactly is the rider in French national kit? Clearly the World Championship Road...
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Brilliant! We love how yout're promoting the Marche region! / Fantastico! Merviglioso come si stanno promuovendo la Regione Marche! Grazie!
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There was quite a debate over at the superb Facebook group '80's Cycling Remembered' that I'm an avid follower of, relating to this picture: who exactly is the rider in French national kit? Clearly it's the World Champi...
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1986/87 Circuit Cycliste du Port de Dunkerque Start Sheets: Recognise Any Names?
More digging aound in the loft in an attempt to de-clutter, and instead I'm back amongst all my old cycling magazines and souvenirs, having a bit of a nostalgic reminisce about my mid-eighties racing days. Easily one of the best events for many of us in the...
More digging aound in the loft in an attempt to de-clutter, and instead I'm back amongst all my old cycling magazines and souvenirs, having a bit of a nostalgic reminisce about my mid-eighties racing days. Easily one of the b...
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This Is My Inspiration
Sunday's lone ride in the sunshine felt a little like perfection, for years personified for me by this pic of Robert Pagnin, training in the Veneto. It's been an inspirational image since July 1987 when I was given the copy of Ciclismo Agonistico  by a frie...
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Can we have both a 'before' and 'after' video Garth? Interested to see how you solve all that imbalance. 
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Race Distances and PEDs: A Spurious Link
A few years back over at the excellent Italian Cycling Journal blog, there was this post  on why, coming up to the Giro d'Italia, the author agreed with Italian public prosecutor Benedetto Roberti's statement that doping in the sport was because "The races ...
A few years back over at the excellent Italian Cycling Journal blog, there was this post on why, coming up to the Giro d'Italia, the author agreed with Italian public prosecutor Benedetto Roberti's statement that doping in th...
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