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The early eighties saw the tide change in the European Peloton. Components were taking on a new, curvy shape as they left their boxy forms behind. The glint of toe clips in the sun would become a rarer sight as the move towards clipless pedals would take hold in 1985. English speakers were winning the big races classically won by continental Pros.T...

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  1. VSP PICKS: 1. Chris Froome 2. Tejay Van Garderen 3. Richie Porte 4. Joaquim Rodriguez 5. Alberto Contador »

  2. VSP PICKS: 1. Chris Froome 2. Tejay Van Garderen 3. Richie Porte 4. Joaqim Rodriguez 5. Alberto Contador »

Every once in a while, you stumble across a quote that changes your outlook on how you approach life. Of course, this requires that one does a good deal of “reading”, which is a problem for me, as reading anything that isn’t Cycling-related feels the same as doing “work”. I do the odd bit of it nevertheless, and in a r...

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  1. On Christmas List! »

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  1. Interesting article. I’m trying my damnedest to get addicted to cycling. Catch 22 though. If I ditch work I won’t have any money to buy cycling gear but work gets in the way of using the cycling gear. I suppose I can take crack AND go to work… »

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  1. I shave by scraping a brick down my legs until all the hair is gone or I can’t see any hair for the blood. Rather than use some fancy smelly ointment to sooth the shave I just get my wolf to bite me in the face to take my mind off it. Once I’m done I ride… »

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  1. I shave by scraping a brick down my legs until all the hair is gone or I can’t see any hair for the blood. Rather than use some fancy smelly ointment to sooth the shave I just get my wolf to bite me in the face to take my mind off it. Once I’m done I ride… »

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  1. Doped up to their eyeballs. If they’d had drugs to raise the level of their eyeballs they’d have taken those as well! »