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Insights from the Giro d’Italia

Matt Rabin, Chiropractor for the Cannondale Pro Cycling team, reports from the Grand Tour It’s the final rest day of the 2016 Giro D’Italia, and we are camped up in Bressanone in Alto Adige, as far north as you can … Continue reading

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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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Who to back in the Tour de France 2: Antipodes

Moving on from the USA … AustraliaandNewZealand Just typing that made the blood run cold at my fingertips. As a kiwi I loathe people conflating New Zealand and Australia. That little country to our north-west is as far away from … Continue reading

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Giro d’Italia, keeping Italy British

Italy’s great cycling stage-race is well under way. Where have you been? Well, if you want to be a flag-draped rose-nosed idiot-patriot, like me,* during the running of this year’s Giro d’Italia, allez-ing Wiggo and his confrères, drunkenly singing barmy-vindaloo-army … Continue reading

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Triumph and Tragedy at the Giro d’Italia

Triumph and tragedy? Surely I’m not prophesising the results of the Giro d’Italia already? Nah, if I was, I wouldn’t be so worried about my Fantasy Cycling team*. As much as I’d love to tell the future and know if … Continue reading

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Smashing Cycling Bash – Rouleur style

The wine (and more crucially, beer) is chilled, the books are artfully arranged, and the doorman is in position. It must be time for another super-glamorous Bloomsbury launch party. Having persuaded Rouleur to allow us to publish their supremely gorgeous … Continue reading

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Coppi: Inside the Legend of Il Campionissimo

Fausto Coppi remains the most iconic cyclist in the history of the sport. For twenty years either side of the war his extravagant talent, combined with a unique charisma and human frailty, captivated fans across Europe. Moreover, he revolutionised the … Continue reading

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