Great sports journalism: Jason Gay on Jens Voigt

Lynne Kiesling I’ll spare you my observations on this year’s Tour de France, which I am enjoying mightily. Today, with three huge Alpine climbs, features both grueling riding and gorgeous scenery; I’m watching a descent through a series of steep hairpin turns as we speak. But I will share one thing, because Jason Gay’s recent … More Great sports journalism: Jason Gay on Jens Voigt

This year for the Tour I’m in the Vande Velde/Garmin cheering section

Lynne Kiesling Every year the KP Spouse and I pick a favorite rider and team in the Tour de France, and to keep things interesting we don’t pick the same rider and team (this is a household where we deliberately cheer for different English Premiere League and NHL teams too …). While we share in … More This year for the Tour I’m in the Vande Velde/Garmin cheering section

Wired guide to following the Tour de France online

Lynne Kiesling The Tour starts today, yay!!!! I’m totally jazzed. Here’s a very useful guide from Wired to various ways to follow the Tour online. And even more cool, it’s a wiki, so if you know of some other sources they are missing, log in and add ’em! This year I’m cheering all-American — Christian … More Wired guide to following the Tour de France online