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A Boring Week for the Tour de France

A Boring Week for the Tour de France

California Correspondent July 16, 2008 0

Monday was the first rest day of the 2008 Tour de France. As we predicted before the break, Cadel Evans let loose in Stage 10 to take the yellow jersey and a commanding lead

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Ladies of the Tour de France: Week 1

Ladies of the Tour de France: Week 1

California Correspondent July 13, 2008 4

The first full week of the 2008 Tour de France is complete — and I am getting tired of gazing at men in spandex. With a three week-long tour through France, it’s a shame

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2008 Tour de France Weekend Preview

2008 Tour de France Weekend Preview

California Correspondent July 12, 2008 0

As we approach the weekend and stage 8 of the Tour de France, our predicted winners are all in the top 12 and within 1:34 from the yellow jersey. Here’s what to expect in

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Valverde Wins Stage 1 of 2008 Tour de France

Valverde Wins Stage 1 of 2008 Tour de France

California Correspondent July 5, 2008 0

Over 180 riders kicked off the Tour de France today. We predicted Alejandro Valverde will win, and he took control of the tour today with a stage 1 victory. We’re expecting a Paris finish

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2008 Tour de France: Who’s going to win?

2008 Tour de France: Who’s going to win?

California Correspondent July 4, 2008 0

Competitive cycling has gotten rid of the dopers, or so they’d like us to believe. Floyd Landis lost the appeal of his suspension this week, Michael Rasmussen was suspended last year, and Ivan Basso

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Lance’s new energy drink, no synthetic testosterone included

Lance’s new energy drink, no synthetic testosterone included

California Correspondent June 8, 2008 0

If you’ve been reading sports sites other than ours lately (but why would you really?), you may have seen this ad for Lance Armstrong’s new sports drink: FRS Healthy Energy. According to reputable sources,

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Deadly bike crash in Mexico

Deadly bike crash in Mexico

California Correspondent June 2, 2008 65

As a cyclicst, one thing I’ve never worried about is a coked up motorist who wants to run me over. After seeing this set of photos, however, I might have to reconsider. Jesse Campos,

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Pink spandex will get you laid

Pink spandex will get you laid

California Correspondent May 15, 2008 4

Ok, maybe it won’t if you aren’t extremely fit and able to pedal a bike really fast. Here is Italian, Giovanni Visconti, winning stage 6 of the Giro d’Italia, and getting smothered by really

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Setting the record straight on cycling jerseys

Setting the record straight on cycling jerseys

California Correspondent April 29, 2008 0

As the left-coast correspondent for SportsCracklePop, it’s my job to cover all sports that the rest of United States is oblivious to, such as cycling. To kick off our first cycling-related post, let’s start

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