Just imagine, for a moment, that you’re a football fan. That the Premier League is your idea of sporting drama. You get your kicks each week watching a couple of dozen fabulously […]
We cycling fans now have a working knowledge of exercise induced asthma and a pretty good understanding of the effects of salbutamol. We even have such a deep understanding of the composition of Chris Froome’s urine that, if we close our eyes, we can almost taste it.
Just to be clear, I couldn’t. Never, even on my most optimistic, wind assisted, coffee-fuelled days, could I have made it as a pro-cyclist. I know this. I missed that window of […]
Premier League football is back, which means it’s all getting a bit noisy here in the UK. The season will now follow a familiar pattern – with a televised parade of haircuts, tattoos, […]
It’s a strange thing that those of us who like to ride a road bike have a tendency to refer to ourselves as cyclists. If you are a cyclist you might be […]
As youngsters most of us attach ourselves to heroes, idols, role models, and other grown-ups who do things which are far more interesting than the things our parents do. As a young […]
Living here in the UK, in late summer (and, to be honest, much of the rest of the year too) if you are any kind of sports fan it takes some serious […]