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Winning the Giro – A belief in the unproven

Ryder Hesjedal - The first Canadian to win a Grand Tour

To win a Grand Tour at any stage in a career is a wonderful achievement. It is usually the culmination of years of hard work, commitment and sacrifice. Grand Tour winners are usually moulded and shaped by the experience of … Continue reading

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As if from nowhere…a Tour winner


The Tour de France is like life. It’s not a game, or a series of games. It’s a two-thousand-mile, month-long odyssey that creates and breaks heroes, elevates some while diminishing others. There’s unspeakable triumph and heartbreak, not in fleeting moments … Continue reading

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Podium Finishers and the Vuelta a Espana

The Vuelta a Espana is now just over a week away, it starts on August 28th with a team time trial around Seville which is due to take place at night. There have been races staged before which took place … Continue reading

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