Friday video: Chasing legends – a view on Tour de France

Now this looks interesting! During last year’s Tour de France, a film crew followed the HTC Columbia cycling team on their journey and made a documentary film about it. The trailer looks very promising, and at least I’m very interested to watch it. Do you guys and gals know of other similar films? Related Posts:Tour… Continue reading Friday video: Chasing legends – a view on Tour de France

The 1910 Tour de France Challenge

Sepia is the new black

The Rapha clothing company is from my short experience similar to cycling clothing to what Louis Vuitton is for purses. Luckily, cycling apparel have always had more taste than ladies purses and some of the Rapha lines look pretty cool. Too bad their prices seem to be similar to LV, so I haven’t been able… Continue reading The 1910 Tour de France Challenge

Tour de France – 8 seconds but it’s all over

After 19 race days and over 3000 kms the gap in the general classification (GC) between the numbers one (Contador) and two (A. Schleck) is 8secs. A margin as tight as the spandex on the skinny guys still in the peloton but somehow we think it’s all over already. The reason: a derailleur. While attacking… Continue reading Tour de France – 8 seconds but it’s all over

Tour de Zombies: Biking can be dangerous

For those who think professional biking is similar to lawn bowling and polo, you’re wrong. Not only do these guys ride at speeds of 70+ kilometers per hour, they also FALL at the same velocity. They also drive in tight knit groups of people, so if one falls, more people will fall as well. Below… Continue reading Tour de Zombies: Biking can be dangerous

Is Lance’s $15k Giro helmet a good investment?

It’s Tour de France time and Cancellara is leading the pack even though the Lancinator is wearing a unique, molded-to-his-head fifteen-frickin’-thousand-dollar biking helmet he wasn’t in the top three on the first day. Wired wrote an exclusive article about Giro and the making of the super helmet, so here you go. To be honest, will… Continue reading Is Lance’s $15k Giro helmet a good investment?