Tag Archives: Millar

World champion team-mates

By winning the World Championship road race in Denmark, Mark Cavendish became only the second British rider to wear the rainbow jersey after Tom Simpson in 1965. But this coming weekend the world’s best sprinter has a chance to achieve … Continue reading

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Nerdy facts from this year’s Giro d’Italia

Vincenzo Nibali could have been forgiven for conceding defeat in the Giro d’Italia with a week left to race. It was quite clear after the first real mountain stage up Mount Etna that Contador was in a league of his … Continue reading

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Minor Races mean Aggressive Racing

The last ten days have been hard for two reasons. Firstly, having recently moved house I was without the Internet for the most prolonged period of my life since the 1990s, it was almost liberating…almost. But secondly, it has been … Continue reading

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Here Riccó again

In the 2008 Tour de France Riccardo Riccó was ejected from the race after Stage 11 having tested positive for CERA, the next generation of the blood-booster EPO. This week UCI, the world cycling governing body, have reduced his 2 … Continue reading

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