It’s easy for me to obsess over the Tour de France since I’ve been fortunate enough to be a commentator for Versus’ coverage of the event and living it for the month of July. But to get wrapped up in the excitement from overseas is a different undertaking, yet not one that goes ignored or lacks devotion. You know the players, you know the stages, you know the stats–and you’d jump at the chance to relive it all, especially when a cyclist comes to town as Chris Horner did last month. Even if you followed just a touch of this year’s race, the below video from our night with 10th place finisher Horner is one to watch. Talk about a new way to hear about specific stages and climbs.
Check out the latest installment of the Chris Horner event that Trek of Highland Park and myself hosted a few weeks ago. If you want to know about the Tour de France from a competitor’s viewpoint, you’ll want to check out what Chris Horner has to say.
Before I could even settle into a routine back at home after the Tour de France, remnants of the Tour were calling my name. Not even three days after the Tour ended, I was working out an arrangement to talk to 10th place finisher and Team RadioShack member Chris Horner on American soil. And not just anywhere in the States, but all too close to home at the Trek Bicycle Store of Highland Park. On Wednesday night, Chris came and spoke to cyclists, triathletes and Tour de France followers with a portion of the sales on Team RadioShack gear–that Chris would autograph–going to the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Continue reading
Talk about an adventure! But this time, instead of the Tour providing all the excitement, I created some of my own. The Tour didn’t disappoint by any means, and I managed to give myself an unforgettable day. Here are all the details:
I had a very interesting experience yesterday at the Tour de France. I had this great idea to ride the last 55km of the race and meet the crew at the Finish. This was the plan anyway. What actually happened, I will never forget… Continue reading