The 2015 Tour de France gets underway tomorrow. It’s a mountain-heavy, time-trial light version, and should be a great battle between four huge names. Who emerges in three weeks with the Yellow jersey? A race preview, before the analysis begins.
A bad week for doping, with allegations against Salazar and Rupp, and the suspension of the UCI/WADA case against Roman Kreuziger. Some brief thoughts on why, and what it means for anti-doping’s ever steepening road.
At the recent BASES conference in the UK, Team GB’s track cycling team presented their high performance philosophy. It boils down to “complex simplicity”, and its principles are relevant to any coach or HP manager, even beyond sport
Oleg Tinkov has dangled a 1 million Euro purse to entice cycling’s big four – Contador, Nibali, Quintana and Froome – into racing all three Grand Tours. Is it physiological? Or Folly?
The physiological implications of performance are explained in this article. They show plausibility, within historical contexts, but also compel the same questions to be asked of the sport.