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Recovery Poutine



If you ever care to feel embarrassingly dependent on material goods, give this scenario a whirl: forget your telephone in the car which has just dropped you off at the airport and […]

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The Fourth Grand Tour



Time waits for no one as the “Grand Tour Belgium” marches on. Three weeks in Belgium featuring Waregem, then a day off, E3-Harelbeke, next a day off, Gent-Wevelgem, followed by a day […]

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That’s a Wrap



Hope springs eternal, right? That’s all well and good, but I live in the here and now, so on a much more tangible level: SPRING springs in Europe and that is a […]

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Time to Unwind



Paris-Roubaix sees its first set of cobbles about twenty meters into the race. But I’ll call this “Sector Zero” since twenty meters from the start line is actually still in the neutral, […]

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°F = (°C x 9/5) + 32



I am freshly back from logging two weeks in the Belgian arctic, where spring has not yet sprung and Flanders is still wallowing in her natural frigid climes. While I was amid […]

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That’s a Wrap



The northern Spring Classics are done and dusted! Casa dulce casa, back home sweet home in Girona right now after finishing Tour of Flanders yesterday. Oh… wait a tic. Oops, yup that’s […]

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What Day is it?



Groundhog Day! The calendar reads just one or two years later, but a quick scroll through my memory rolodex and I’ve been here before. Yup, Ronde Van Vlaanderen Eve. This being year […]

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256km tomorrow on the Ronde. Actually 256.9km plus probably a few kilometers neutral, so let’s call it a cool 260. Not wanting to overdo it, we went for a very chill ride […]

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