7 things we learned: 10-15 Feb 2022 Edition

I joked last week about the cycling community over-reacting to early season results, but the more I think about it, the more sense it makes. After all, what else do we have to go on, in terms of extrapolating how the bigger races might unfold, that’s more relevant than actual full-blooded racing? Strava data providesContinue reading “7 things we learned: 10-15 Feb 2022 Edition”

La Vuelta a Espana: Rest Day Reflections 1

The Vuelta is like a sigh of relief. After the pressure cooker of the Tour de France, with its whirlwind of sponsors; its media circus; its prestige; the Vuelta feels like a letting go. Languid, sultry days traversing the dry Spanish landscape, with its rocky outcrops and deserted plains; there’s a hipster vibe to itContinue reading “La Vuelta a Espana: Rest Day Reflections 1”