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Tour time! (30 June)

Posted by Sally Cummings on Saturday, June 30, 2012,

Yes, it's that time of year again. Late nights watching bicycle wheels turn, close-ups of exhausted faces, tension-filled race finishes and lots of beautiful French scenery too. It's the Tour de France :)

My own race preparations have included:
  • Reviewing the TdF stages and dates to see which nights are going to be late ones
  • Clearing space on the hard drive recorder for the crucial mountain stages and time trials
  • Updating my favourite TdF mobile apps: SBS Tour Tracker; Sportal Tour; and the Tour H...

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Vive le Tour!

Posted by Sally Cummings on Thursday, July 9, 2009,

A few years ago, while holidaying in Darwin, I got chatting with another hotel guest in the pool (as you do). She told me about the book she was reading, Lance Armstrong's auto-biography It's Not About the Bike, and recommended that I read it. That afternoon, I saw Dodgeball at the cinema, in which Lance has a cameo role. It was a sign, I thought, and when I saw his book for sale after my return to Melbourne, I bought a copy.

I'm not usually interested in athletes' biographies, but Lance has a...

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