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Bike 4ALS – New York City to Virginia Beach!

September 20, 2010

Just finished an epic bike ride with Brian Ennesser who is raising money for ALS. Brian sadly lost his mother Lois to ALS last year and decided to do something positive to honor his mum and raise money to help others suffering from the same disease. That was the inspiration for Bike 4 ALS and […]

Run the 2010 ING New York Marathon!

August 30, 2010

There is something very satisfying about running a marathon and if you are thinking of doing one, a big city marathon definitely adds to the experience and they don’t get any bigger than the New York City Marathon! Having some loud and enthusiastic support really helps over those last few miles as your legs start […]

I am Spartacus! A fit and healthy Cancellara slays all comers!

April 15, 2010

Fabian Cancellara nicknamed “Spartacus” completed an amazing three weeks by winning Paris-Roubaix for the second time on Sunday. When he is fit and healthy like this Cancellara is almost invincible and completely dominated this Hell of the North! Tom Boonen had said again he would try to stay with Cancellara, but was really caught napping […]

Chris Horner, Fit and Healthy again wins Basque Tour!

April 10, 2010

Chris Horner sealed the biggest stage race win of his career today by winning the final time trial at the Tour of the Basque Country! Horner who is fit and healthy again after his injury prone 2009 has been in contention all week in Spain and started today’s time trial stage just one second behind […]

Hell of the North – Clash of the Titans!

April 7, 2010

Can anyone stop Cancellara who in this form looks unbeatable? Don’t write off Boonen yet, he has come back from losses at Flanders to win Roubaix both of the last two years! For most “Classics” fans the Hell of the North (or Enfer du Nord in French) is the best of the cobbled classics. For […]

The Best and Worst of Modern Society

March 30, 2010

On Sunday I watched two programs which really highlighted the best and worst of modern society. Two contrasting examples of the role models we give our kids. The first was a documentary on the 2004 Hawaii Ironman on Universal Sport. Really well made with fantastic filming of this spectacular island and some excellent sub stories […]

Great day for the Brits in Corsica

March 29, 2010

Sunday was a great day for British cycling at the Criterium International in Corsica. Unless it’s Mark Cavendish road wins are a rare thing, but two in one day is unheard of! Russell Downing won the criterium stage in the morning. This was actually the first win for a British rider on Team Sky! Downing […]

Spring Classics – Who is Fit and Healthy?

March 29, 2010

As expected this was an aggressive race with the Tour of Flanders next week all the top specialists are really coming into form now. Tom Boonen is always under pressure to deliver in front of his home fans. He showed up fit and healthy and didn’t fail through lack of trying! We had the usual […]

Belgian Classics – Great Weekend Ahead!

March 26, 2010

Another big weekend in Flanders – the Belgian Classics come thick and fast now! After Het Volk and that epic from KBK a few weeks back we had Dwars in the week and two more semi-classics coming this weekend. On Saturday we have E3 and then a revamped Gent Wevelgem moved to the Sunday rather […]

The Importance of being Fit and Healthy

March 25, 2010

Oscar Freire won a tough Milan – San Remo at the weekend proving again that when he is fit and healthy, he is tough to beat at the end of these longer more selective races. He may not be as prolific as some of his younger sprint rivals, but three MSR wins and three World […]