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    I don’t know what has surprised me more over the past few days; Lance Armstrong’s case being shut down after almost two years of investigation or the news of Alberto Contador receiving a two year ban and having his 2010...
  • February 6, 2012
    In an anticlimactic end to a twenty month Federal investigation into Lance Armstrong, the office of the federal prosecutors issued a quiet statement on the Friday before the Super Bowl stating that they have abandoned their investigation. Somewhere along the...
  • September 28, 2011
    If you’re a sucker for cycling nostalgia you’ll love this 18 minute time capsule film of the 1962 Tour de France. It touches on interesting things such as how the riders were fed, how they dealt with injuries and of...
  • September 12, 2011
    Back in July when I was at the Tour de France I got the opportunity to meet an Australian photographer I’ve been a fan of for a long time. His name is Mark Gunter and he’s been photographing cycling for...
  • July 24, 2011
    Last night I was disappointed to read and watch Mia Freedman’s belittling words on Cadel Evan’s recent achievement. I’m always respectful of people’s opinions, however as a journalist with an influential platform you would think that Mia would have done...
  • July 23, 2011
    The Tour de France is the focus of the cycling world in July but naturally every professional rider wants a chance to ride the world’s best-known race. Those on the sidelines in Girona, Spain, watch with interest or continue preparing...
  • July 21, 2011
    As I briefly mentioned in the previous post, we took a ride up Alpe d’Huez yesterday to see what all the fuss was about. This was the first time I’ve ever climbed this mythical mountain and it didn’t disappoint.
  • July 19, 2011
    Today myself and hundreds of other cyclists made the pilgrimage up Mont Ventoux. Since the teams and many race followers are staying very close to Ventoux, it was a convenient day out. A rest day for the pros meant that...
  • July 30, 2010
    Okay, I promise this is my last post about the Tour de France for another 330 days.  I just had to share this sensational photo gallery from Australian photographer Mike Hone.  Mike is originally from Sydney but is working in...