Tag: Andy Schleck

10 Riders That Got Me Hooked on Pro Cycling

I’ve always endeavoured to blog about old races when gaps appear in the current racing calendar. For some time I’ve wanted to write about my favourite riders or the ones I remember cheering when I watched my first Tours. My appreciation of some riders has waned after sins were confessed or discovered over the last

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Ten of the best… Stages in Tour de France history (Part 2)

Part 1 of this list concluded with Marco Pantani’s destruction of Jan Ullrich in 1998. With the turn of the decade came a whole host of iconic moments and increased media coverage. Sadly, the whole era is tarnished by doping revelations but the protagonists still took part in some fierce battles. Immediately post-Armstrong we saw

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