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Podcast Episode 5 – Just in time for Paris-Roubaix

After too much coffee and – appropriately enough – a Belgian bun, I rattle though some choice morsels in episode 5 of the eternally delayed and somewhat infrequent Chasing Wheels podcast: Paris-Roubaix, betting, Women’s World Cup coverage, Fleche Wallonne coverage, Contador back on form, and Great Britain gets ready to stand by its roadsides. Continue reading

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If the cobbles are in France why did Armstrong go to Belgium?

It’s probably not even worthy of footnote status in the story of the Tour de France 2010 but the question of cobbles has been bothering me through the last week or so. Lance Armstrong made a big point of riding … Continue reading

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The highs and lows

One week you’re kicking the cobbles in Belgium, the next you’re stuck in the office trying to follow Paris-Roubaix on the internet and Eurosport. Meanwhile, outside it’s a glorious spring day, over 25 degrees and perfect cycling weather. That’s how … Continue reading

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