The year is 1925. An 11-year old peasant boy in the outskirts of Florence, Italy, buys himself a bicycle with lira he has been saving for ages. This b
A grocer’s son, an era-defining bicycle rider, and a winner of well over 500 cycling races – we are talking about Eddy Merckx. Just as tennis fans tal
When we talk of the most decorated cyclists in history, we must mention Fausto Coppi. He may have died in 1960, but his legacy is the stuff of legend.
Visually spectacular, adrenalin-fuelled, mucky, crazy, and cobbled, Paris-Roubaix is one of those one-day cycling events that any sports fan would wan
Following the immense success of France’s premier bicycle race, the Tour de France, Italy saw it fit to come up with its own bike event of a similar m
While Coppi/Bartali rivalry was all about a divided Italy, the Anquetil/Poulidor rivalry was all about France. For this duo, it was a battle of wills,
Brief introductory thought: Eddy is no doubt the G.O.A.T – greatest of all time, but a lot of this stature has to do with Grand Tours. That said, ther
Bernard’s cycling career had every ingredient required to make his case for being one of the greatest riders ever. His brusque charisma and towering p