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Prepare for two unbearable weeks of British braggadocio

The dominant Team Sky victory in the Tour de France was everything British sport has not been for an awfully long time. From day one, the Team Sky riders rode at the front of the peloton, ruthless intent writ large in the riders’ grimaces. The team was so coldly efficient, Chris Froome was ordered several times to slow down so he could ensure the team’s leader, Bradley Wiggins, remained in control.
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The Best & Worst of Sports Media in 2014

Sports : Awful Announcing (2 days ago)

We continue our year-end extravaganza at Awful Announcing with this recap of everything in the sports media world in our Best & Worst of 2014. Stay tuned over the next couple weeks for the rest of our 2014 Year in Review posts inclu... Read Post

Versus Used A Blue Dong To Explain The Impact Of Headwinds On Cyclists [Headwind Dong]

Sports : Deadspin (3 years ago)

The Versus coverage team for Stage 5 of the Tour de France set out to describe the effects of the headwinds on lead riders in the peloton today. Explains tipster Jim: More » Read Post

Team Sky feel the heat in the British drizzle

Sports : Telegraph.co.uk Cycling Blog (4 years ago)

It hasn’t really stopped raining since the cavalcade rolled out of Rochdale 4 days ago. The sun’s peered weakly down on the peloton from time to time, but by and large that’s been it. And underneath the scudding grey autumn clouds t... Read Post


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