With Milan-San Remo, the first monument of every year, coming up at the weekend, Chris Sidwells spoke to the first British rider to finish on the podium.
Following-on from a very successful 2017, one of the UK’s leading women’s cycling teams announces an expansion to its sponsor portfolio exclusively to Cycling Legends
To mark the Holdsworth team’s return to the pro peloton in 2018 after 40 year’s absence, Cycling Legends celebrates a famous day in the British bike brand’s long racing history.
In 1967 Tom Simpson and Eddy Merckx were team-mates. Simpson was the established star, Merckx the man in waiting, only they both wanted to win Paris-Nice. This is what happened.
Col du Galibier - Giant of the Tour de France
“Oh Laffrey! Oh Bayard! Oh Tourmalet! I would be failing in my duty not to proclaim that next to the Galibier you are pale cheap wine. In front of this giant I can do nothing more than raise my hat and salute.”
Talking about racing in Germany, his famous father and his new role in a British team
His books bring alive his era, his understanding of cycling is unique; Jean Bobet’s observations are sometimes controversial, but always reasoned and beautifully expressed.