Author Archives: Jeremy

Europcar: (We) Award you no points, and may god have mercy on your soul*

The 2011 Tour de France was animated by Thomas Voeckler’s valiant attempts to cling to the Yellow Jersey he acquired during Stage 9.  Leaving behind their luckless breakaway companions, Voeckler placed second in the stage to Luis Leon Sanchez.  This gave him enough of a time buffer to fight, tooth and nail, for the next … Continue reading

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The future of road cycling?

Carbon fork, 15mm thru-axle road disc. Road discs have been touted as the next big thing for years, but it looks like they’re finally ready for the mainstream. Are you ready? Or still unconvinced? Follow Jeremy on Twitter at @jeremyrauch

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The Tour – far from over

Check out Whit’s latest post over at Bicycling – Analysis: The Tour Is Far From Over.

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Tour de France 2012: Whit’s prologue winners/losers and stage 1 preview

The bulk of Whit’s Tour de France related writing over the next 3 weeks will be on the Bicycling Magazine website. We’d be remiss if we didn’t do a good job of letting you know when he’s got new content up there, so look for an occasional post when there’s something to see. His first … Continue reading

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First Look: Garmin-Sharp’s new kit

Garmin-Sharp’s new kit, released just in time for the Tour de France. I’ll resist the urge to acknowledge its good looks by appropriating their new sponsor’s name – but it is a good looking jersey. Follow Jeremy on Twitter at @jeremyrauch

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First Look: Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s 2012 National Champions

Belgium ♥’s Tom If there’s one (two) thing(s) I took away from my visit to Belgium this past April, it’s that Belgium loves Tom Boonen and Omega Pharma-Quick Step. A visit to the Vermarc factory hammered it home – while the bins of Lotto-Belisol apparel overflowed, Omega Pharma-Quick Step kit was nearly on backorder it … Continue reading

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