Tour De France
Time Gap Claire – A Summer Dream Job
It had always been a dream for Claire Pedrono to work in the Tour de France. Even if it was working as a big teddy bear handing out pens, she’s always loved the race and wanted to be a part of it. Now she finds herself doing one of the most important jobs in the […]
News Shorts – 4th July, 2012
Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Cancellara strikes; Sagan amazing; An interesting exchange between Cancellara, Cav and journalist; Needed win for RadioShack; US anti-doping charges Armstrong of cheating; Hincapie makes history; Troubles in Italy; New Hangzhou Tour in China; Lotto for the fans; Sky extends with Pinarello; Tour of […]
50th Anniversary of the First British Maillot Jaune
Tomorrow, Bradley Wiggins will roll down the ramp and begin the short, 6.4km (4 mile) Prologue around the Belgian city of Liège that will signal the start of the 2012 edition of the Tour de France. Wiggins, in the form of his life after back to back victories this Spring, will be aiming to ensure […]
News Shorts – 19th June, 2012
Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Schleck goes down swinging in Suisse battle; RadioShack’s Armstrong ties may be too strong for the Tour; US cyclists stand down ahead of Olympics; Pozzato also linked to Ferrari; Dombrowski conquers Gavia and Baby Giro; Cavendish celebrates first stage race victory; Festina to […]
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 Tour de France title stripped. To me, both of them seemed just as unlikely.
Too Big To Fail?
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 way, someone determined that this wasn’t a case worth pursuing. I’ve taken a couple days […]