Rough Ride

During the early 2000’s when Lance Armstrong was dominating the Tour de France and making cycling popular I remember my cousin teasing me that he was doping. I was completely and willfully blinded by the comeback story and the amazing feats to riding. Once it came out that he was a cheat I was devastated…… Continue reading Rough Ride

Mike Hall

A few nights ago I got bored with the short form Youtube videos and fired up Amazon to see what they might have for Cycling documentaries. They did not disappoint with Inspired to Ride which tells the story of the inaugural 2014 Trans Am Bike Race. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XK8v3DVAihI In the movie Mike Hall is featured as…… Continue reading Mike Hall

A Sunday in Hell

Classic documentary of the Paris-Roubaix professional road bike race from 1976 (the year I was born). Pretty sure this is the first time I have watched it. Fun movie considering how old it is. I think they only have 50mm or larger lenses back then, almost claustrophobic to watch at times. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6004&v=zxBTVU9JDrA&feature=emb_title Its crazy how…… Continue reading A Sunday in Hell