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Tour de France Prologue in London

If you haven’t yet seen the stage profile for the London prologue of this year’s Tour de France, it’s worth taking a peek: From the Tour’s website, we have this verbal description of the route: On Saturday 7th July 2007, starting on Whitehall, in front of Trafalgar Square, the riders will race past Downing Street towards …

Want to ride with Bettini?

Want to ride alongside the guy in the rainbow jersey? Well, if you get yourself to Italy next month, you might be able to: Ever dreamed of training with a UCI Road Race World Champion? For those around Bibbona, Italy this June, that dream could well become a reality with the announcement of Paolo Bettini’s ‘Bettini …

Montreal-Boston Tour – A New North American Race

What the world needs now is more big cycling events on this side of the big pond. Isn’t that how the song goes? No? Oh. Well, it should. And the organizers of the new Montreal-Boston Tour think so, too. The inaugural Montreal-Boston Tour will run from August 5-12 this year, covering about 1200km, and it’s been given …

Giro Contenders Doing Practice Rides

If you’re one of those people who’s a cycling fan but who hasn’t managed to schedule your vacations to coincide with the big races on the calendar, don’t despair. There are other ways to see cycling greats on legendary roads… In the months before the big races. Lance Armstrong’s old method of doing recon work on the …

Portland Pub Caters to Cyclists

Just in time for the nice riding weather, there’s news of a new pub in Portland (I know, I know – like we need more pubs in this city). But wait, this one’s different – and that difference is why it merits a spot on the Cycling Logue. This one caters to cyclists. Hopworks Urban …

Ride the winter blues away – all the way to Australia

It’s January, so the items in the cycling press are either about doping or races taking place in the Southern Hemisphere. And I’m so tired of reading and talking about drugs that all I gotta say is, “Hallelujah for Australia.” First up are the Australian Open Road Championships. Aussie Robbie McEwen is hoping to take part …