Tag: Eddy Merckx

One from the vaults: A good read

Like last week, I’m heading back to a post from November 2010 which looks at my collection of cycling books. I want to add to the collection but lack of space is holding me back. Regular readers know that I love books and would… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: A good read”

Countdown to Copenhagen

As the World Road Race Championships kick off today in Copenhagen, I find myself in the unusual position of still being at home. Pressure of work and flight schedules mean that I’ll be watching only the Road Races and not the Individual Time Trials. Of… Continue Reading “Countdown to Copenhagen”

A good read

This month’s Cycle Sport magazine opines on “the best 50 cycling books of all time [in the English language]”. Lists are always interesting, open to debate and, ultimately, very subjective despite their authors proclaiming their objectivity. Given that I have quite (typical British understatement) a… Continue Reading “A good read”

Chapeau Cav!

I recently told a friend that, while Mark Cavendish would never win The Tour de France, he would definitely win one of the big classics. Well that someday was Saturday, 21 March 2009. He won by a cat’s whisker in a truly exciting, heart… Continue Reading “Chapeau Cav!”