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suburbanlifedecay:

Today more than ever #FREEWIGGO 

suburbanlifedecay:

Today more than ever #FREEWIGGO 

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Chris Froome out of the Tour de France! 3 crashes in two days proves to be too much for him. Can’t wait to hear what Brailsford has to say at the end of this stage.

Chris Froome out of the Tour de France! 3 crashes in two days proves to be too much for him. Can’t wait to hear what Brailsford has to say at the end of this stage.

With this ride I now have ridden 133.2 miles in 3 days and 218.8 miles for the last 6 days. Let’s see what tomorrow brings.

With this ride I now have ridden 133.2 miles in 3 days and 218.8 miles for the last 6 days. Let’s see what tomorrow brings.

3rd Ave./Central Ave. bridge Minneapolis.

3rd Ave./Central Ave. bridge Minneapolis.

Without even knowing it, I made my first top ten overall and age group number one Strava segment today. It was a flat segment not a downhill so quit laughing you guys. Do you like my Klaus Nomi Lego avatar?

We did a little bike ride today. The last ten miles really killed our average speed.

thehandmadecyclist:

A Miscellany of Le Tour de France - Day 80
1993 One of the Tour’s most recognisable faces in recent times is the infamous Red Devil, also known as Didi Senff and complete with trident.
He was inspired into costume by the German cycling announcer Herbert Watterot, who called the last lap of local criterium races The Red Devil’s Lap.
The peleton either love or loathe him and he uses his pitchfork to defend himself against water bottles thrown at him during the race.
He is also an acclaimed bicycle inventor and in the Guinness Book of Records for building ‘the world’s largest bicycle in the shape of a guitar’.
Every day until the Grand Depart, we’ll be sharing 100 stories from the last 100 years, a design per day until the greatest show on earth begins. You can see the full set of stories, and purchase postcards and prints, at www.thehandmadecyclist.com

I loathe the guy but I would much rather have all the Borat swimsuit dudes eliminated from the TdF spectator areas than the Red Devil. 

thehandmadecyclist:


A Miscellany of Le Tour de France - Day 80

1993 One of the Tour’s most recognisable faces in recent times is the infamous Red Devil, also known as Didi Senff and complete with trident.

He was inspired into costume by the German cycling announcer Herbert Watterot, who called the last lap of local criterium races The Red Devil’s Lap.

The peleton either love or loathe him and he uses his pitchfork to defend himself against water bottles thrown at him during the race.

He is also an acclaimed bicycle inventor and in the Guinness Book of Records for building ‘the world’s largest bicycle in the shape of a guitar’.

Every day until the Grand Depart, we’ll be sharing 100 stories from the last 100 years, a design per day until the greatest show on earth begins. You can see the full set of stories, and purchase postcards and prints, at www.thehandmadecyclist.com

I loathe the guy but I would much rather have all the Borat swimsuit dudes eliminated from the TdF spectator areas than the Red Devil. 

Stunning! My fave color combo.

Stunning! My fave color combo.

blazepress:

Suarez tries to bite Gerrard.

Hilarious!

blazepress:

Suarez tries to bite Gerrard.

Hilarious!

TBT on Friday. I am wearing the staff shirt keeping everyone in line at one of my Sonic Warp shows back in ‘89. The crowd was 1,000+. Our sound guy, Gregg Eyman, took this photo from the sound board. Probably some Sub Pop band. Neither Gregg or I can remember back that far. At the Avalon Theater aka, The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater.

TBT on Friday. I am wearing the staff shirt keeping everyone in line at one of my Sonic Warp shows back in ‘89. The crowd was 1,000+. Our sound guy, Gregg Eyman, took this photo from the sound board. Probably some Sub Pop band. Neither Gregg or I can remember back that far. At the Avalon Theater aka, The Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theater.

thehandmadecyclist:

A Miscellany of Le Tour de France - Day 78
1991: Coca-Cola probably leaves a bitter taste in the mouth of The Tashkent Terror of Uzbekistan.
In the final sprint finish on the Champs Élysées, Djamolidine Abdoujaparov came crashing down after colliding with a Coke advertising hoarding.
He broke his collarbone and sustained head injuries, but, desperate to cling onto his Maillot Vert, he staggered across the line 14 minutes after the peloton finished.
Rules stated that if a rider crashed in the last kilometre and crossed the line they could maintain their position. Tough guy.
Every day until the Grand Depart, we’ll be sharing 100 stories from the last 100 years, a design per day until the greatest show on earth begins. You can see the full set of stories, and purchase postcards and prints, at www.thehandmadecyclist.com

Djamolidine Abdoujaparov is one of the greatest sounding names in cycling history.

thehandmadecyclist:

A Miscellany of Le Tour de France - Day 78

1991: Coca-Cola probably leaves a bitter taste in the mouth of The Tashkent Terror of Uzbekistan.

In the final sprint finish on the Champs Élysées, Djamolidine Abdoujaparov came crashing down after colliding with a Coke advertising hoarding.

He broke his collarbone and sustained head injuries, but, desperate to cling onto his Maillot Vert, he staggered across the line 14 minutes after the peloton finished.

Rules stated that if a rider crashed in the last kilometre and crossed the line they could maintain their position. Tough guy.

Every day until the Grand Depart, we’ll be sharing 100 stories from the last 100 years, a design per day until the greatest show on earth begins. You can see the full set of stories, and purchase postcards and prints, at www.thehandmadecyclist.com

Djamolidine Abdoujaparov is one of the greatest sounding names in cycling history.

aidehua:

cadenced:

Bicycling have done a comparison of Marianne Vos and Eddy Merckx which goes to show what a dominant force Vos is in women’s cycling. 

More like what a dominant force Vos is in Cycling, period!

You have to give “The Boss” her well deserved due. Move over Eddie.

aidehua:

cadenced:

Bicycling have done a comparison of Marianne Vos and Eddy Merckx which goes to show what a dominant force Vos is in women’s cycling. 

More like what a dominant force Vos is in Cycling, period!

You have to give “The Boss” her well deserved due. Move over Eddie.

Har! Suarez is biting the wrong footballers. American football coaches are easier to catch.

Har! Suarez is biting the wrong footballers. American football coaches are easier to catch.