Tag: Stuttgart 2007

Memories from World Championships past: Part I

I’ve been fortunate to attend ten consecutive UCI Road World Championships. I worked as a volunteer at the first few which gave me an opportunity to make a number of friends whom I continue to meet up with at various cycling events. My first… Continue Reading “Memories from World Championships past: Part I”

Memories of Melbourne II

I know, I know, my second day in Sydney and I’m still reminiscing about Melbourne, or more specifically, Geelong. In Melbourne airport I met some of the Lithuanian squad on their way back to Marseille. Obviously, they had more modest ambitions than some teams… Continue Reading “Memories of Melbourne II”

Conflicted

When I worked as a volunteer at the World Road Cycling Championships in Stuttgart 2007, manning the UCI’s VIP Welcome Desk, I met the guys responsible forĀ Melbourne 2010. My friend Valeria and I had a bit of a running joke with them on account… Continue Reading “Conflicted”

Old friends

Catching up with old friends is one of the more enjoyable aspects of attending the Championships. I first met the gentleman below inĀ  Stuttgart (2007). He’s first and foremost a passionate and knowledgable supporter of cycling and has been to more world championships (road,… Continue Reading “Old friends”