Cycling is probably the toughest, most furious, most poetic, romantic, and brutal sport in the world. Here are the top 10 badass cycling quotes.
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Ten reasons why we should all love cyclists
Cyclists globally are much maligned by drivers who may never have thought about the many benefits they provide. In fact, cycling as a form of truly sustainable transport is increasingly the focus of attention by governments seeking solutions to multiple societal problems. Seamus Allison, Nottingham Trent University
The solution to doping is to extend the blame beyond athletes
Doping in sport is widespread and shows little sign of abating. Athletes are dropping out of the Rio Olympics like flies. Maria Sharapova was banned for two years after testing positive for meldonium; a Romanian kayaking team failed their drug test, disqualifying them pending further investigations; and the International Olympic Committee announced that they could …
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Grease tribute by Peter Sagan
As a last-minute surprise of New Years’ Eve, Peter Sagan and his wife Katarina published a video on youtube: a tribute to the “Grease”, the 1978 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser. The film stars John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, and Jeff Conaway. A dance scene from the movie, “You’re the …
Robert Marchand celebrates his 103rd birthday by climbing the col named after him
Robert Marchand celebrated his 103rd birthday by climbing the col named after him: “Col Robert Marchand“, in the Ardeche mountains, near Saint-Felicien. Altitude: 911-meter (2988 feet). Despite the rain and cold weather, Marchand conquered the 10 km climb and reached the summit in less than an hour, and celebrated at the top with a glass …
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The road to Mont Blanc (video)
This is absolutely epic: The road to Mont Blanc – the British cyclist Mike Cotty rode 1,012 kilometers, including a total of 21,250-meters climb with 21 mountain passes, sleepless! During this epic journey, Cotty spent 50 hours 29 minutes in the saddle, with a total elapsed time of 53 hours 29 minutes.
80 and still cycling
“Portrait of my grandfather: 80 and still cycling” is a short documentary movie by Florent Piovesan, about his grandfather Benjamin Piovesan and his passion for cycling.
Your author has turned 40 today. A friend of mine sent me this beautiful picture. Isn’t it nice? 🙂
A micro bicycle, a mug, books, etc.
I received a surprise package today, a gift from a friend: three books and a micro bicycle. I won the books in a bet, actually: Alberto Contador vs Chris Froome at the Tour de France 🙂
Why cycling is so great?
Just a single photo can explain it. Enjoy…