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Marcel Kittel takes Tour opener as Cavendish and Gerrans crash

Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) has started the 2014 Tour de France in the same manner he started last year’s race, sprinting to victory on stage 1 after a crash-marred finale in Harrogate. Mark Cavendish (Omega Pharma-QuickStep), one of the pre-stage favourites, crashed heavily with roughly 400m to go after coming into contact with Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge), […]


Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Froome – “I am in very similar form to last year…I am ready for this”; Trek Factory Racing press conference audio; Sean Kelly’s Tour de France blog – “There are many uncertainties ahead”; Michael Matthews could miss Le Tour debut after crash; Talansky extends for […]


Jens Voigt on attacking with confidence

The Tour of California might have finished last week but this video interview with stage-4-winner Jens Voigt is too good not to share (especially at 1:30). How could you not love this guy?


The Statesmen of the Peloton

I’ve been reading Robbie McEwen’s autobiography “One Way Road” which has been fascinating on a few different levels. The book is a good reminder of the generation of riders still racing but are in the twilight of their careers. Most of them are acting as mentors for the younger riders and no longer getting the […]


Jens Voigt Interview

This week Christopher Jones from Bicycles Network Australia contacted me about something exciting you’ll all be interested in. Christopher spends his time living between Sydney and Berlin and after months of trying to line up an interview with Jens he finally got his chance. Once he got Jens on the phone, the next day they […]


What Would Jens Do?

Photo by Robin Wilmott Jens, you are as hard as they come.  You chase back onto the groupetto using kids bike with toe clips after crashing at 70km/hr.  What else would you do?  Chapeau you bloody legend.


What Would Jens Do?

Photo by Leigh Schilling – don’t forget to visit his photography exhibition at Cafe Racer this Wednesday, June 23. I’m sure most of you are familiar with the Random Chuck Norris Facts.  It might be my obnoxious North American sense of humor, but I still LMAO when I read them.  Lately I’ve been seeing more […]


Do You Want One Too?

I’m a huge Jens Voigt fan and love to watch him ride a bike. His affable personality off the bike and his eagerness to inflict pain on himself and others is infectious. He is a hard man who doesn’t take himself too seriously and I think that’s what we all love about him. I laughed […]