At Eurosport they generally pronounce Migger Lagga Lopez as Miguel Angel Lopez. Less fun, but more correct. My kids sit on the settee hoping for a glimpse of their man Migger, and all they have is this Colombian imposter called Miguel.
For bike racer to be an actual hero to me is going to take some doing. They’d have to ride like Sagan, look like Elvis, and talk like Martin Luther King. That mythical hybrid doesn’t currently exist….or does he?
Three of us headed up there recently with a plan: park up, lay claim to Great Dun Fell and Hartside by bike – two of the jewels in the Cumbrian crown – and get out again without anyone attempting to serve us a “Cappuccino” made with instant granules.