What do you talk about when you're waiting at the verge of the pave for the Tour de France to arrive? The weather and your nation's sporting misfortunes.

“We’re lost,” laughed Jeremy Roy. “We were with the team car but they got stuck in traffic.” Roy was stood, like the rest of his FDJ.fr team mates, on the…

Football’s World Cup is only held every four years. The inescapable logic of this is that it is therefore only a quarter as interesting as the Tour de France. Technically,…

That was insane. The second stage of this year’s Tour de France will be one of the toughest of the whole race. I’ve ridden the route of the Marmotte, I’ve…

I’m in Yorkshire with Wiggle to ‘Ride the Route’ of the Tour de France‘s first two stages in this beautiful British county. Yes it’s stunning. Yes it’s going to look…

I don’t want to sound 
paranoid, but I swear the rain clouds know who I am. And more to the point, where I am. Just the other day, I used…

Ian Parr takes to his vintage steel steed and rides in the inaugural L'Eroica Britannia in the Peak District

When Britain finally gets segregated cycle paths, we’ll also be hit with speed limits, reckons the Doc — and then we’ll have to innovate new metrics with which to measure…

I’m in an unusually reflective mood this week. I’ve just been dealing with the weirdness of the Giro d’Italia turning up in Belfast to spread the love of Italian culture,…