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I like that FSA is using a scruffed crank arm on the cover of their 2014 catalogue

I like that FSA is using a scruffed crank arm on the cover of their 2014 catalogue

(Source: fullspeedahead.com)

Apr 1

The thing with the Tour of Flanders is that you know you are going to lose guys. The first hill you maybe lose two guys, because they are too far back and they can’t get up to the front again. The next hill, maybe you lose another guy. So, having me in front means that when the bunch catches the break, Sean already has at least one guy to help him, whether it’s for a couple of hills or 40 kilometres, it all helps.

- 1992 Tour of Flanders: the one that got away

(via Cycling Inquisition: Reassessing LeMond, rethinking cycling icons)

(via Cycling Inquisition: Reassessing LeMond, rethinking cycling icons)

The Rapha Continental: Carson City, Nevada with Greg LeMond (by RAPHA)

Nov 7

between 1997 and 2000 the amount of the blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO) sold in Italy doubled even though the number of prescribed kidney patients, for whom the drug was originally developed, remained roughly the same.

- inrng : epo, the wonder-drug

How team logos are printed on the leader jerseys after stages.

(Source: facebook.com)

Most professors, scientists and doctors agrees that doping is a bigger problem in amatuer ranks than in the pro ranks.
No one is too bad to dope aparaently. Today Søren Sveninngsen received a two year ban after testing positive in an amateur senior race in august.

Most professors, scientists and doctors agrees that doping is a bigger problem in amatuer ranks than in the pro ranks.

No one is too bad to dope aparaently. Today Søren Sveninngsen received a two year ban after testing positive in an amateur senior race in august.

Oct 9
Apparently Bugno was the last rider to ditch the woolen jerseys.
(via Gianni Bugno World Champion Wool Jersey - Short Sleeve by Santini - Prendas Ciclismo)

Apparently Bugno was the last rider to ditch the woolen jerseys.

(via Gianni Bugno World Champion Wool Jersey - Short Sleeve by Santini - Prendas Ciclismo)

Oct 8

See Nicki Sørensens attack to win GP Beghelli.

Ciclismo 16°GP Beghelli 2012 (by ggisina1934)

Oct 5
Michael Mørkøv controlling small speakers attached to his legs with his phone, during Tour of Denmark.

Michael Mørkøv controlling small speakers attached to his legs with his phone, during Tour of Denmark.