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I get up at ungodly hours a.m. PDT to watch cycling bike races over the internet streams. Then, maybe, I write about that.

Podium #PROtip: DO make sure your junk looks presentable. Get a second opinion from the podium hostess.
Just shave that head already, if only to be more aero.

2013/2014 has basically been a "We Can Rebuild Him" period for Thibaut Pinot. France 2 had ALL TEH training montage (but not of Pinot punching a frozen cow carcass). Here’s Pinot on the floor getting a feel for the TT position.

Guy on the left is Pinot’s brother, who is one of his trainers.

Thomas Voeckler makes faces while putting on a jacket and drinking water during an interview because Thomas Voeckler never stops being Thomas Voeckler.
Giovanni Visconti on Rafal Majka’s Stage 17 moto sling:
For all those who told me about the “nudge” by #Majka: I thank you for your confidence, but I tell you that he would have won the same #stronger

Remember how Thibaut Pinot was going to drive a race car to get over the fear of speed in descending? 

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It was way more BADASS than you could imagine. He raced a car at night on a snowy course. 

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LOL if only Google knew about this…

This is Thibaut Pinot descending Saint-Lary Pla d’Adet after Stage 17 while giving an interview. Who’s scared now? (Romain Bardet is in the background being all “Shiiiiit. I thought dude sucked at descending?”)

We need to talk about Kévin

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After a mediated handshake, not much seems open for discussion regarding the incident in which Michael Albasini used a racial slur against Kévin Reza. Albasini clarified his unrepeatable remark as a misunderstanding under duress of being in a breakaway. Alas, the Albasini test for racism would be: work your heart rate up to Zone 4 or 5, say some ethnic slurs, then figure out if you mean it or if you are just stressed. What a crock of bullshit! That the almighty ASO actually involved itself to resolve the situation indicates how the Tour de France org feared the incident may blow up and tarnish the event.

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