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Le Tour De Calderdale?

On watching the video below your first reaction may be โ€˜hasnโ€™t the person behind the camera got better things to do with their time on a cold, snowy day in the north of England?โ€˜. It is a film of a journey through Calderdale in West Yorkshire but not […]

Le Tour De France 2012

I love these fly-over videos of the path of the Tour de France; here’s the 2012 version. I played it three times to three different groups of kids at school. One of the boys asked me if I’d ever cycled the Tour de France myself; I let him […]

Le Tour De France: Inspiring Art

Inspiration is one of those elusive things; it can’t be touched and can be as ephemeral as an English summer’s day. However, we are increasingly hearing the word as the London 2012 Olympics approaches and I myself think back to the day when I was inspired by watching […]

Tour of Britain

The Milk Race, No?

Well, that’s what it was called when I was growing up; it’s a great name isn’t it? Imagine other races being named after drinks; The Beer Race, The Orange Squash Race, The Bloody Mary Race… None of them works quite so well as ‘The Milk Race‘. It’s now […]

In Praise Of… Cycling Logos

There are some great cycling logos around and about; I just came across anotherย this morning while browsing; it’s the one in the bottom left hand corner of the montage above. I suppose the best cycling logos have a recognisable bike somewhere within them (although I’ll agree with you […]