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BLAND

I’m still trying to decide if life without the Tour is more or less boring than life in a universe where Wiggo wins every TDF. It’s like if every book I had to read from now on was Wuthering Heights … Continue reading

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how and a little bit of what

Since there are a few more days left before the 2012 Tour, the next few blogs will focus on background information, definitions and possibly reviews of other races to help me develop a standard methodology. First and foremost, what is … Continue reading

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How The Race Was Won

At the suggestion of a colleague, I started this blog to help write my masters thesis. It’s been awhile since I have written extensively in english, so hopefully this will help develop a solid style and serve as an outlet for less formal ideas.

What is this blog about? In laymans terms, I’m interested in the way that cycling is portrayed in journalism. No, I’m not a journalist, nor does journalism interest me. But, I started reading French cycling news to help me learn French, and it worked, and I like to ride my bike, and I like to watch bike races. Combined with my love of literature, which now days manifests itsself in mostly narratological studies, I decided to write about the literature of cycling. Thus, The story of cycling.

I see on the internet blogs such as Cosmo Catalano’s “how the race was won”

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