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23 Days in July 2019 – Le Tour – Rest Day 1.

The total time for the Maillot Jaune wearer of Julian Alaphilippe to complete ten stages of the Tour and reach the first rest day is 45h 27’ 15’’. So what do you do when you have a day off and are only halfway through the race? Get out on your bike of course! You go […]

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Day 431 – A Million.

Ray Bradbury encouraged us to ‘write a thousand words a day for three years’ and then we would become writers. At just over a million words that might be your 10,000 hour rule for writers. Interestingly in the study which Malcolm Gladwell came across to coin his 10,000 hour rule, the focus was violinists and […]

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23 Days in July 2019 – Le Tour – Stage 10.

Commentators have been expressing the view of how invisible team Ineos seem to have been during the start of this Tour. Today’s stage showed them at the fore and how destructive they can be – admittedly with the help of Bora-Hansgrohe – and the GC contenders blew apart. Quintana is now Geraint Thomas’ closest threat. […]