Tour of Flanders....
Cancellara says Boonen is the man to watch Boonen says Cancellara is the man to watch Sounds to me like WAR > pic via Podium Cafe
La Bellezza team....
A third of La Bellezza - Don’t let their smiles fool you…. these guys were strong!
Rapha Gentlemen's Ride Melbourne
It was an epic day on the bike for FT —- 135km of rolling hills interspaced avec pave —- I could not have finished were it not for the wheel, encouragement, push, and even tyre change (!) from the A-mazing La Bellezza team… TANTE GRAZIE <3
" Of course gravel's a good idea "
I didn’t stay up last night to watch Simon Gerrans WIN Milan-San Remo ahead of Cancellara and Nibali!!! > pic via Daylife
In adopting these secondary roads this modern race appropriates the past, anchoring itself in a distant age when cyclists and motorists alike used dust tracks. Lacquered composite frames and bright corporate logos are dulled by the chalky dust and if the conditions are really bad then our modern riders resemble their predecessors from a century ago even more. > INRNG Strade Bianche, the modern...
Strade bianche is Italian for “white roads” and the name comes from the white-grey dust roads of the Tuscany region in Italy. The region has excellent sealed roads but in order to reach some villages it is still necessary to use the dust tracks. Note these are not cobbled but instead use a chalky-white fine gravel as the top surface. When dry you can slide in the corners, when wet the material...
“[Renshaw] is the smartest lead-out man I’ve ever...
Not one to mince words- Benie Eisel quote from here > pic of former team mates Mark Renshaw, Bernard Eisel & Mark Cavendish