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Book: Beryl: In Search of Britain's Greatest Athlete, Beryl Burton

"Cyclist Beryl Burton - also known as BB - dominated her sport much as her male contemporary Eddy Merckx, but with a longevity that surpasses even sporting legends like Muhammad Ali, Serena Williams and Sir Steve Redgrave." [more inside]
posted by adamrice on Aug 18, 2022 - 0 comments

Book: Walkable City Rules

Nearly every US city would like to be more walkable—for reasons of health, wealth, and the environment—yet few are taking the proper steps to get there. The goals are often clear, but the path is seldom easy. Jeff Speck’s follow-up to his bestselling Walkable City is the resource that cities and citizens need to usher in an era of renewed street life. Walkable City Rules is a doer’s guide to making change in cities, and making it now. [more inside]
posted by asperity on Dec 5, 2018 - 2 comments

Movie: Icarus - Netflix

When Bryan Fogel sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller... [more inside]
posted by KaizenSoze on Dec 10, 2017 - 1 comment

Movie: Tour De Pharmacy

A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling. [more inside]
posted by Huffy Puffy on Jul 10, 2017 - 8 comments

2016 Vuelta a Espana

Ready for some fun in the very, very hot sun? Hard to believe it with the Olympics still going, but the Vuelta a Espana starts this weekend! [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on Aug 18, 2016 - 7 comments

2016 Tour de France

The 102nd Tour de France starts tomorrow! [more inside]
posted by penguinliz on Jul 1, 2016 - 44 comments

2016 Giro d' Italia (Stages 9 onward)

We join the 2016 Giro d'Italia just before a time trial that will come as a blessing to some but a possibly fatal pitfall for others. [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on May 14, 2016 - 40 comments

Cycling on Fanfare

So, I created a Cycling Club as a trial balloon just to see if anyone is interested in talking about pro racing of any kind (no motorized doping though!). You can find it here. I know there have been decent comment totals on Blue posts in the past concerning racing, but if it fizzles out NBD. [more inside]
posted by selfnoise on May 12, 2016 - 9 comments

Movie: Breaking Away

A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Nov 14, 2015 - 7 comments

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