Feargal MacKay is the resident book reviewer at Podium Cafe and an occasional contributor elsewhere. He can be found on twitter at @fmk_ROI.
What are you looking for when you buy a cycling book? For the most part, cycling books deliver facts, some more coldly than others. By and large they ...On December 7, 2012 / By fmk
As a helpful service to all amateur accountants out there, the following has been extracted from the 2011 UCI Financial Statements. This is a modified version of the ...On September 24, 2012 / By fmk
It’s the fall guys that make history. History is their requiem. ~ Raymond Chandler If David Millar’s Racing Through the Dark is this generation’s A Rough Ride ...On September 17, 2012 / By fmk
By the time Marty Nothstein hung up his wheels in 2006 he was the most decorated American track cyclist of all time. In his time he had ...On August 14, 2012 / By fmk
The 1987 Tour enters it’s final weekend. The Tour Féminin likewise draws to a close. Twenty-five years on, how should 1987 be remembered today? The 1987 Tour de ...On July 13, 2012 / By fmk
With the 1924 Tour de France behind us, let’s step forward in time once more to see what became of the three men whose names will forever be ...On June 29, 2012 / By fmk
In this ninth part of our look at the 1924 cycling season we wrap up the 1924 Tour de France – and Albert Londres’ reporting of it – ...On June 29, 2012 / By fmk
Our look at the 1924 cycling season continues with the second part of the Tour de France, in which Albert Londres has some fun with one of the ...On June 27, 2012 / By fmk
From the colour of Albert Londres’ reports on the opening stages of the Tour de France, our look at the 1924 cycling season takes us to the report from ...On June 26, 2012 / By fmk
With the 2012 Tour de France gearing up for its start in Liège we return to our story of the 1924 cycling season. In the first five parts ...On June 25, 2012 / By fmk
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