This Saturday marks the start of the 2014 Tour de France. Sixteen years ago an esoteric bicycle race in the European countryside would have meant nothing to the vast majority of Australians, but in recent years that has changed. Over the coming weeks, thousands of Australians will tune into SBS 2 to catch the Tour de…Read More Tour De France Preview: Why Australia Now Likes A French Bike Race
The flow of adulation for Cadel Evans following his Tour De France win has only just begun. Fans of Australia’s new Golden (or, more accurately, Yellow) Boy are no longer just that. A spawning faith is growing. Deifying Cadel and lambasting all who oppose. “Cadellites”, as they refer to themselves, are popping up everywhere; on…Read More Good Evans, it’s Cadel!