Tag Archives: Chris froome

COMPETITION: Who will win the Vuelta a España and why do you care?

OK, let’s take the last part first. I’m a little angry that you even asked. In fact, step right back and get out. Overlooked, barely on TV, only vaguely on the internet, this is the grand tour that’s always third … Continue reading

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The medium mountains of the Tour de France: How to lose money

Guessing the winners in the medium mountain stages of the Tour de France has no real-world hook to hang one’s guess on. One is left groping against a flat surface like a sleepwalker in a phone box. It depends. There … Continue reading

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Can you beat Bloomsbury Sport at Fantasy Cycling?

For 3 weeks of the year, every year, I become obsessed. The blinkers are on and all I can think about is the Tour de France. It truly is one of the greatest of tests of sporting endurance – of … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 100th race of the Tour de France

Hot off the press: Tour de France 100: A Photographic History of Cycling’s Most Iconic Race publishes … today All I can say is this is one sexy book! I could go on about the superb imagery, exquisite photography, and … Continue reading

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