Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Boy Racer: Mark Cavendish, in his own four-letter words


I have been inactive on the blog recently as I have been active in the Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillon as the Lost Boys Tour of Europe, Part V, has just ended this past weekend.  As it will take a few days to write up the trip, and sort through the 400-odd photos, you will just have to be satisfied with my latest book review, which ran on Pezcyclingnews.com here as I left for Toulouse.  It can be found here.  Enjoy!  More to come on Eurocycling adventures shortly...

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Mechanical Doping

April Fool's Day came late this year, with persistent rumours recently that Fabian Cancellara used an electrically-assisted bike to win the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix.  Although it is clearly not being used in racing bikes of the pro peleton, electric assist does exist--if you want your fine lightweight racing bicycle to weigh 22 kg!