Cycling

The Grand Depart – Starting le Tour de France in Yorkshire

The Grand Depart – Starting le Tour de France in Yorkshire

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Yorkshire, a historic county in the north of England is hosting The Grand Depart of the 2014 le Tour de France starting on July 5. This is the region where Celts lived, the Romans, the Danes and Normans conquered in ancient times. More recently it became one of the greatest…

The anti-Lycra Brigade – Cycling in Style at Melbourne

The anti-Lycra Brigade – Cycling in Style at Melbourne

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The all new slow-cycling movement in Melbourne is a rebellion against many people’s affectation for wearing specialized cycling clothing, whether or not they are professional cyclists

Cadel Evans Celebrity, Caring in Community a Balancing Act

Cadel Evans Celebrity, Caring in Community a Balancing Act

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Headlines in newspapers across Australia on July 25th 2011 celebrated the awesome achievement of cycling’s new hero Cadel Evans, a man deeply committed to the ethos of his profession and chosen sport. Through endurance, patience and above all persistence after more than a decade of trying he finally won on 24th July Le Tour de France, the most demanding of all the cycling races around the world. Evans gave a performance of great éclat.

Yell for Cadel

Yell for Cadel

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Well-done Cadel Evans. You gained respect when you won Le Tour de France and then stepped onto the podium on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées at Paris speaking first in the language of your hosts, French. In so doing you honoured their customs, beliefs and culture. After the race the wine…