Apr 13 2009
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Oh, by the way—when he wasn’t busy punching people or winning Tours de France, Hinault raced ‘cross.
"What can you do when mans are messing to your face? You can crash them down."
Continuing on the thread of my commuting gear, I’m partial to Oury grips.
Sure, why not post some vintage informational material for rims Tati and Sup Cat were talking about on the Internet today.
FWIW, I’ve been commuting on on a 36-hole G40 for a while. Built up an H+SON TB 14 to match this summer.
One of the best day of the 2013 Tour add France
Wait…is he still sure he’s not Markel Irizar?
Solid work from Orica-GreenEdge. My only quibble is that I keep expecting “two British twins” to actually be four people.
When you ‘cross in Britain, you get manors.
Rapha Super Cross Yorkshire
Photo credit: John Taylor | cxmagazine.com
And you balance goblets of Chimay on the barriers, Chariots of Fire style. #cxfacts
“It was a shitty team, drugs were everywhere, and all the while I was just a little kid on my bike.”
—I don’t generally like Manual for Speed, but Tim Johnson in his own words is pretty solid.
Also, Johnson had a now-notable co-worker on that shitty team: Joaquin Rodriguez. Though to be fair, Purito wasn’t on the podium of any Grand Tours back then—just the now-defunct Setmana Catalana.
“Three: Consider using toe spikes. Steep, muddy, slick run-ups usually mean spikes will be a big advantage. They’re cheap, and you should have some in your toolbox.”
—Dan Chabanov, providing a very good list of mud tips I didn’t follow during my Sunday DNF at Baystate CX.