Jun 27, 2017

King Tuft's 10th National TT

Cheers! to the forty year old champion, he definitely deserves that beer.



Svein Tuft won his 10th national Elite Men's ITT title today in Ottawa. He was crowned TT champion in: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014.



"Last year, I came by taking the race lightly. I thought I could win and it was not. I then realized how much the level had increased here."
- Svein Tuft







Jun 26, 2017

Jun 23, 2017

Friday File: Le Tour, the numbers, Big Mig & Eternal Hero





How big is Le Tour? Le Grand Boucle begins next Saturday and here are the numbers...





















The icon...






the eternal hero...





6 climbing mistakes to avoid...





Jun 19, 2017

Towards L'Alpe d'Huez




Stage 17,  July 15, 1979:

The riders tackle some severe climbs namely the Madeleine, Telegraphe, Galibier and the hill top finish at L'Alpe d'Huez. KoM's Giovanni Battaglin leads Hinault, Zoetemelk and Joaquim Agostinho. Twenty three year old, Bernard Hinault was a powerhouse, taking 7 stages and his second Tour de France. Thirty-seven year old Joaquim Agostinho was the absolute strongest that day winning alone to the top of L'Alpe d'Huez stage.






Jun 17, 2017

Panache!

New: Panache Cycling Cap
photo: Red Dots Cycling





Red Dots Cycling is celebrating in two ways: 1. Introducing the new Panache Cycling Cap to ring in the upcoming Tour de France and 2. It's Father's Day Sunday and all this weekend give Dad some stylish love... take 25% off all caps in shop, go ahead spread some love and use code: LOVE25








Happy Father's Day!




There was panache aplenty in today's racing:


Panache in TdS...


Peter Sagan makes it two stage wins and chalks up a record 15 TdS stage wins on Stage 8.











Panache victory for Pierre Rolland in the queen stage, Route du Sud...







Panache comes twice at the queen stage, Tour of Slovenia in the form of expert commentary by Matt Stephens and Magus Backstedt and, of course, the amazing finish...

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