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Apr 1
Apr 1

Rob Gardiner – 7 Days 17 Countries

As those of you who have been following his progress will know, (Team Orb’s) Rob Gardiner is currently attempting to break the record for the most countries cycled through in 7 days. I caught up with him just after dinner, as he was settling into a Serbian mountain pass for his pudding. Press play on […]

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Aug 2
Aug 2

Espana in the works

I was recently given a copy of the July edition of Procycling magazine which focused, heavily and (with retrospect) hilariously, on predictions for this year’s Tour de France. Of three journalists’ “expert opinions”, two bet on a podium topped by Nairo Quintana and followed by Roman Bardet. Tom Dumoulin wasn’t mentioned at all (how?!), and […]

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Aug 3
Aug 3

Tour de Farce

As you probably saw, Wales won at cycling last weekend. Geraint Thomas, one of Team Sky’s GC riders, finished first in the Tour de France to universal acclaim. Only it wasn’t universal. The majority of the French media had spent the entire 23-day race carping about the dominance of Team Sky in the peloton and […]

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