Two Spoke - The Road Cycling & Mountain Biking Resource
Like many sports that originated in Europe, cycling is not very popular with Americans. The activity, like soccer and cricket, are seen as easier and less masculine sports than activities like baseball and football. But anyone who’s seen the Tour de France for themselves know this is far from the fact. The truth is that professional cycling is one of the hardest endurance sports and requires a certain individual to reach the competitive level. However, the reality that most pro cyclists shave their legs and arms doesn’t lend any credence to the debate.
I used to love to watch this and see the sights of such a unique race location. Not sure I would have ever cared to race there but I sure did love to watch this race.
The Tour of Qatar and Ladies Tour of Qatar have been cancelled, vanishing into the desert crosswinds. Time for cycling to think again.
I've got some bmx type dirt jumps near my home off the beaten path of a paved trail. These jumps have tempted and frightened me for quite awhile. However, lately I went down to these jumps out of pure boredom to give them another try.
I'm psyched out hitting the same jump in reverse for some reason though.