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Promoting a Picturesque Peloton

Professional cycling is a tough sport, of that there is no doubt, but it’s also very pretty. 

Think of the Tour de France, with some of the worlds fittest athletes dancing gracefully on the pedals; beautiful mountainous backdrops; fields full of sunflowers; cutting edge bikes; and the colour and movement of the peloton as it glides through some impossibly picturesque French village. 1,046 more words

Cycling

to Bonn...bike rally and road block!

This was an easy day compared to the hills of days past. Although there were new dangers!

Your guess is as good as mine!

The route from Kall passed through Euskirchen and I avoided the route 56 taking the scenic route through a few villages, fields and forest – Ollheim, Dunstekoven and Alfter. 354 more words

Biketourist

RM2LC training ride 39

An easy ride today, on the same 17 mile route as Sunday’s recovery ride. My legs felt a lot fresher than Sunday, so I did a couple of short harder efforts. 15 more words

Contador leads Tour of Spain after Quintana crash

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(Reuters) – Alberto Contador snatched the leader’s red jersey from Nairo Quintana at the Tour of Spain on Tuesday after the Colombian suffered a spectacular high-speed crash in the 10th-stage time trial. 360 more words

Cycling

Finding Heaven in Villa De Leyva - My Favorite Colombian town

I love Villa de Leyva.  It is a gorgeous small town north east of Bogota, nestled in the desert-like mountains, with an old-world charm still reflected in the enormous main plaza and the streets still covered in huge cobblestones.  1,315 more words

South America

Expectation and lessons learned....a bit of a rant

First off, let me say Hi! How are you? And, of course, thanks for reading my blog! I really wanted to type this one up yesterday to get it off my chest but decided to sleep on it to see if I could simply let it be. 850 more words