Tag: Raymond Poulidor

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”

One from the Vaults: Spring is almost sprung

This one’s from way back in 2012 and sees me heading to watch the last day’s racing of one of the early cycling springtime events, The Tour du Haut Var. It’s a race I watch most years and has recently mushroomed from a two… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: Spring is almost sprung”

Hither and thither

Well here we are, it’s Thursday evening, my beloved is due back at midnight Friday afternoon – see how time flies – bringing to an end my three-day spell of peace and quiet. I’ve been very busy but I don’t feel as if I’ve… Continue Reading “Hither and thither”

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”