Planche des Belle Filles

Planche des Belle Filles

After yesterday’s successful – well, mostly successful – prediction of the stage winner and the resulting win of a foot massage from Cécile, I am looking forward to catching today’s stage of the Tour de France after work. The first of the...
…And The Winner Is?

…And The Winner Is?

So today was an almost guaranteed sprint finish in the Tour de France – a long, lazy jaunt across France before a slightly twisty but still-wide road approach into Vittel? Yeah, nothing says sprint finish like the first week of the Tour de France when you throw...
Sagan!

Sagan!

The stage ended with a climb, it was too steep for the pure sprinters, and it was going to be a fight between Gilbert, Valverde, Vanmarcke, Albasini, Matthews…. …ah, who am I kidding? This stage was made for Peter Sagan and he delivered. BMC was pushing...
A Lyon Classic

A Lyon Classic

As my Mum is in town I decided to make the Sunday night dinner a local dish that is pretty easy to prepare but always goes down a treat: Lyon sausage and twice-cooked potatoes. Pulling this altogether is easy and really only takes about 40 minutes start to finish...
Review: Heineken 0.0%

Review: Heineken 0.0%

I don’t drink a lot of beer because, well, I don’t drink. Occasionally I’ll have a zero alcohol beer during the summer, however, so when I saw that Heineken was advertising a new zero alcohol beverage in the last couple of weeks, I thought I would...
Photos from the Sri Chinmoy 50K

Photos from the Sri Chinmoy 50K

The Sri Chinmoy 50K wasn’t my best race but it was good fun and the organisers did a great job putting on an event in a busy public park. They also had some photographers on the course snapping pictures, some of which were very ‘artsy’, if I do say...