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    Riders
    23.12.15
    cyclist wearing helmet

    Olympic and world champion, winner at Roubaix, Flanders, Sanremo, Lombardia... The list goes on. One of the finest riders of his generation deserves greater recognition

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    History
    08.12.15
    cyclist sitting on sofa, head in hands

    Charly Gaul, the Angel of the Mountains, led a reclusive existence post-retirement, claiming "it's difficult to go back into normal society". Paul Maunder on the loneliness of the long-distance cyclist

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    Bicycles
    02.12.15
    cycling mechanics at work, watched by crowd of boys

    Mechanics up in the air preparing for disc brake disasters with clown classes and spinning seminars 

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    Racing
    30.11.15
    tour de france fans, running in road, rider waving them away

    The peloton is right to voice safety concerns following the terrorist attacks in Paris

  • journal  
    14.11.15

    Rouleur sends peace, love and understanding to the fine people of Paris

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    History
    29.10.15
    Two cyclists ride along shoulder to shoulder.

    As the Tour de France has grown in size and budget, it has left behind some of its most famous battlegrounds. Here then are the climbs the Tour has left behind

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    Riders
    15.10.15
    racing cyclists, riding over cobbles,

    In conversation with David Millar on his new book The Racer, centred around his final season of an 18-year professional career – a celebration of life on the road 

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    History
    14.10.15
    cyclist racing tour de france, 1939, three women watching in background

    A Tour de France lost through sacrificing a wheel; a toe lost in the mists of time - Max Leonard trawls the bars of Marseille in search of a small piece of history