Tour de France Winner Spotted Outside Phoenix, Arizona

While on a road trip in February and holed up for the night in a campsite shared by equestrians, mountain bikers, hikers and motorcycle riders, Jimmy Mac On Two Wheels spotted who we feel was none other than the 1984 Tour de France winner, American Marianne Martin. The encounter was brief and we only had seconds to grab a camera and shoot a few photos before the rider noticed the paparazzi and, with cat-like reflexes, changed directions to evade our camera. Guess she is used to stalker photographers. You be…

43 Tour de France Riders Test Positive for COVID-19 (UPDATED)

Okay, that is a total click-bait headline but who is going to be surprised when a number of Tour de France riders test positive for COVID-19 over the next few weeks? Days? Team personal and TDF event personnel tested positive but no riders? That seems unlikely until you consider that professional cycling has a long and illustrious history of looking the other way when they believe it is in the best interest of the sport and its sponsors. Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar just announced he is curtailing his…

Best 2019 Tour De France Article Wasn’t From The Cycling Media

I haven’t really cared about the Tour de France since Andy Hampsten retired from professional bicycle racing. I try to watch the action covered on TV and reported in the media but always leave with the feeling that I’ve been had or duped. So when I saw an article posted about the Tour by the best “cabinet of chic curiosity” website, I had to read Messy Nessy‘s opinion on the event. Their article ‘The Tour de France is a Beautiful Mess and Maybe that’s How it Should be” didn’t disappoint.…