From Anquetil to Hampsten; from the Giro to the cobbles of Belgium; cycling has proven itself to be a living, breathing representation of all of the heroics and romanticism found within the annals of great literature. So who better to put to words the fires of two-wheeled passion within us than the poet, the author, the cultural ambassador -- Paul Fournel Velo is a collection of short essays, accompanied by whimsical illustrations from Jo Burt, that eloquently recount the internalized passion and thrills of cycling. From the first moments of being upright to the glory of the Tour, Velo takes the reader on a journey through the many facets of cycling, expressing what we all know to be true -- the bike is beautiful, and its freedom is sublime.
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I recently purchased a Cateye Velo Wireless computer so I could keep a track of my speed and distance etc without having to look at my phone, and specifically Endomondo, whilst riding. Last night I went out and ran E ... Read More »
The tour is just around the corner and this, to me, signals the start of cyclocross training. I'm already longing for mud, grass, rain and lots of pain.
Last season I arranged several skinsuit group buys for budding CX racers and ended up posting race reports and pictures from folks from all over ... Read More »
I want to introduce you The Anjou Vélo Vintage 2013 3rd Edition, on June 22nd and 23rd.
We prepare a rendez-vous to celebrate the 100[SUP]th[/SUP] edition of the Tour de France, on Saturday starting from Angers: "The Retro 1903, the step of the champions of legend." Several celebriti ... Read More »