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The church of the high mountain

Roland Barthes wrote of the Tour de France as being in the tradition of epic. Yet there is much to be said for the race as in the tradition of religious experience. It is perhaps most evident in the veneration … Continue reading

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In case you missed my report

You can find it here: http://bikeshow.blogspot.com/2006/07/24-july-2006-remembering-major-taylor.html Along with a very interesting report on Major Taylor which is well worth a listen. That’s me almost done with this blog now but it’ll hopefully be back for next year’s Etape. I may … Continue reading

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My report on the Etape on the radio

As you may remember I was a guest on Resonance fm’s Bike Show a few weeks back. On Monday 24 July 206 my report on the Etape should hopefully go out on the show. It might sound a little dated … Continue reading

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