'Bradley Wiggins is a world class road and track cyclist, with eight Olympic medals to his name. This interview with Kirsty Young reveals a sincere insight into his history and path into cycling'.
"It's incredibly fitting that I observed this oh-so-cute moment while cycling over London Bridge. It made my day and served as another reminder to look around and enjoy the moment".
"Michael Johnson is a world class athlete; a sprinter — not a cyclist. That said, this honest interview, without question, deserves a space on this blog, which as you'll have gathered is namely about riding bikes. If you're new to Desert Island Discs and find solace in sport — you're certainly in for a treat".
"The first few laps of the practice session were tentative and after just two, I slid off while negotiating a turn on a polished section. Almost instantly Will, my brother and team mate also lost cohesion with the ground—a tyre pressure adjustment was definitely needed. We reduced the pressure by about 20 PSI and with a rougher, more determined attitude, we were back on track".
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"Current series leader and defending champion Ainara Elbusto (Caispe – WRC Concor) lined up on the start line next to newcomer and current gold medal Olympian, Dani King (Wiggle High5), for what was set to be a grandstand event. Contenders Jo Smith (Whybenormal?), Ash Duban (Affinity Cycles), Vittoria Riati (Laclassica Racing Team by Speedgang) and Brooke Philips (Pedlas Pursuit) were also present to vie for the win".
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"After seeing 3 laps to go a crash in turn 2 reduced the front group to 8-10 riders as they saw 2 laps to go. It was a mixture of seasoned Red Hook Crit experts and talented newcomers making for a suspenseful bell lap as Fleur Faure (Poloandbike, FR) attacked through the start/finish line and lead until about half a lap to go".
"A brisk spring night saw the largest ever field of women line up to start the ninth edition of the Red Hook Criterium in Brooklyn. Earlier in the day Dutchwoman Ashley Faye (Team Cinelli Chrome) surprised regular favourite Spaniard Ainara Elbusto (Conor WRC) by taking pole position. Faye with a qualifying lap time of 1:37:576 averaged a speed of 41.69 km/h over the technical circuit. Fleure Faure (LaClassica Racing p/b SpeedGang) of France came in second with British rider Brooke Philips (Pedlas Pursuit) in third and Elbusto in fourth".
The feeling of being back on my favourite bike was unreal. I've really missed the incredible feeling it gives me. "OH MY GOSH, you have no idea how good this feels," I said to Jamie, who rode with me.