Giro d’Italia 2021: Rest Day Reflections 1

Grand Tours are strange and enigmatic beasts. They creep up on you, quietly occupying your mind as they draw closer. Once they begin, they take hold insidiously; you try to keep up with the early stages. You read an article, listen to a podcast, have an exchange or ten on social media. A few daysContinue reading “Giro d’Italia 2021: Rest Day Reflections 1”

Giro d’Italia 2021 Alternative Preview: Who let the underdogs out?

underdog (noun): a competitor thought to have little chance of winning a fight or contest. I don’t remember exactly when rooting for the underdog became my default sporting position. Probably in the dark days of Watford FC’s pre-Premier League years, standing on the terraces (yes I’m that old) listening to my Dad moan about tiredContinue reading “Giro d’Italia 2021 Alternative Preview: Who let the underdogs out?”