Why You Should Race In France This Season

I don't live in France anymore. But I did for more than 15 years. I'll definitely be heading back there with the boys to race a few times this season. The photo below is from the Alsace Regional Team Time Trial Championships in Colmar in about 2012. With ASPTT Strasbourg we won it 4 or 5 times in a row. The top 3 teams would qualify for La Coupe de France des Clubs.

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We all squeezed the stick...

We all squeezed the stick... and we all pulled the trigger. Except that we couldn’t. Before the internet, you had to wait until Tuesday morning for the Daily Telegraph to print the results of major races. It was August 1989 and my triathlon hero, Glenn Cook, had just finished second in the first World Short Course Championships in Avignon, France.

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