Nikki Harris by Benedict Campbell
He opens up a kitchen drawer and pulls out a sheriff’s badge.
“You are a sheriff in Aspen?”
“Sure. So if you don’t behave, I’ll… hey, hey!”
“Don’t touch it. Or I’ll deport you fuckers.”
The further adventures of the Danish Blues Brothers with Lance Armstrong. Golf, cancer and Hunter S. Thompson in Colorado.
Also in issue 52:
The Muur: The penultimate Tour of Flanders climb – or it used to be… Memories of the Muur with Roger Hammond and George Hincapie.
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: Filthy wet, cold and cobbled: it could only be Belgium in March. Morten and Jakob chase Ian Stannard around the lanes of Flanders.
MKWCX: Slip sliding away: World Cup ‘cross came to Milton Keynes. We loved every minute.
Luca Paolini: The secrets of being a road captain and reading a race from Katusha’s bearded maestro.
How Not to Write a Cycling Novel: Paul Maunder prevaricates, then ponders, prevaricates some more… then makes the coffee. The great bike-racing novel remains unwritten.
Canyon: From garage sales to WorldTour suppliers, the rapid rise of German innovators Canyon.
The Last Descent – Richard Depoorter: Death at the Tour of Switzerland of a Belgian star of the 1940s. Murder or mishap? Olivier investigates.
Plus regular columns from 41, 17 and 131. Subscribe by January 14th to receive this issue.
The Muur (Offside/l’Equipe)