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Laurent Fignon, 1960-2010

In 1983, aged 22, Laurent Fignon won the Tour de France in his first attempt at the race, making him the youngest winner in 50 years. He remains the last rider to win the Tour de France at their first … Continue reading

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I’m riding for Roy Kinnear House

It’s seems it’s all the rage these days to say you’re riding for someone or something. There’s even people riding just for the fun of it in among those riding for everything from cancer to a free lunch. I’ve ummed … Continue reading

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Feeling fat and out of shape

I’ve not been doing much other than racing and training a bit since the Etape. With my weird work hours I’ve been feeling knackered so I have laid off training as I’m a firm believer that it’s a good idea … Continue reading

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