July 15, 2013

A Lake District Grand Tour

A Lake District Grand Tour

If the Tour de France looks too exhausting to contemplate (even watching) and the Giro is a distant memory how about a Lake District Grand Tour? Part travelogue, part cycling guide and part beautifully sketched social and natural history, Mike Cardenís book takes readers through
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Women's Tour de France

Reintroducing the Women’s Tour de France

The campaign to reintroduce a women’s Tour de France is going from strength to strength with some 69,801 signatures (updated July 23) already set against an online petition. The womenís Tour de France has had a checkered history; it began in 1984 (as the ‘Tour de
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Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux Beats Contador

†has become an icon of the Tour de France and Stage 15ís 242.5km from Givors to the bleak mountain finish did not go short of drama for the 100th edition of the race. Team Skyís Chris Froome, brilliantly partnered by teammate Richie Porte, won the stage to solidly extend his lead
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