Archive for April, 2011


I like the Schleck brothers. They seem like nice lads. I’m sure they remember to send their mum flowers on Mother’s Day, and I’ll bet Andy bought his niece a chocolate egg for Easter. It’s a shame the Schlecks extended this generosity to Philippe Gilbert in Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Their riding over the last few kilometres didn’t […]

Cancellara’s going to be super-motivated after third place in Flanders. My money’s on a repeat of last year’s win, although I’d love to see Geraint Thomas at the sharp end.

Don’t try this at home, because you’re not that good. In the E3 Prijs Harelbeke, Cancellara caught and passed professionals as if they were fourth cats in a handicap race. Much as I’m a fan, I don’t want to see Fabian win Flanders and Roubaix again in 2011. The sport needs drama and unpredictability, not […]