By Henry Arnold The Tour de France was an overwhelming success. The two stages held in Yorkshire: Leeds to Harrogate and York to Sheffield, drew crowds totalling 2.5m. Not only did the Tour bring the sport into more and more homes it also proved that the Yorkshire terrain […]
The second exclusive extract from the upcoming book, The 35 Degrees: Tarifa to Nordkapp on a Bike Called Reggie which will hit the shelves later this year. As with the previous extract – the fifth degree – what you read below is, of course, subject to change but it hopefully gives […]
It’s been a quiet week at CyclingEurope.org; I’ve been busy getting a job! Anyway, I spotted this in an email that came from the organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire announcing the host towns for the 2016 race. Very pretty! (At the time I was somewhere in Spain/south […]
Thanks to Iain Harper for pointing me in the direction of this high-quality and extremely informative ten-minute explanation of the Tour de France made by InfoBytesTV. Amazing! (Just a pity that there doesn’t seem to be a version available in French…)
It’s perfectly normal at the fag end of the old year to reflect upon what has happened over the previous twelve months and look forward to the new year with vague (perhaps even precise) resolutions to do everything better than you did before. In the books I have […]
I’ve been admiring these little promotional videos for the Tour de France for years. I never imagined there would be one that started like this… See the video by following this link.
While Yorkshire gears up for the Tour de France, Ireland – north and south – get ready for the arrival of the Giro d’Italia in 2014…
By Aiden Watson (@aidenwatson89) I’m really excited to be training for my first big race — the Tour of Britain. Like so many amateur cyclists, I found the Tour de France hugely inspiring and a great boost for my training plan. I took up cycling last year after deciding […]