In the midst of a political no-mans-land, with huge uncertainties over Brexit, membership of the EU & another potential Scottish independence referendum. What would that mean for a sport's governing body, flung into a new phase of sudden responsibility, having to deal with licences, governance, memberships, insurance, online entry & websites, among many other things? … Continue reading A Hypothetical Nation At The ‘Worlds’
In her first Worlds, the Scot wins Gold as part of GB Team Pursuit squad. The future looks incredible for this young lady, the most talented rider from Scotland since Hoy & Obree. We'll see her in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, no team pursuit there, but will be representing & hopefully winning medals for Scotland … Continue reading Katie Archibald – World Champion!
Remember the London Olympics, one of the most generous in-race riders, Vinokourov, finished his career in the finest way possible. He had attacked with Rigoberto Uran & just after an exchange of words within the final 500m, Rigo decided to take his eyes off his only rival for the gold medal & Vino took the … Continue reading King Rigo?