Tag Archive for ‘France’

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Team BMC at the Tour de France

2011 Team BMC Gallery

The 2011 Tenspeed Hero Team BMC Gallery: A few snaps from The Team that won the Tour de France, Tirreno-Adriatico,…

Starnord Merckx

Starnord Eddy Merckx

When I was a kid, my favorite book was “The Buffy-Porson, A car you can build and drive” by a…

Old Car in Brussels

Une Histoire à propos d’une Histoire

Une histoire des événements peu probables qui nous ont menées à M. Paris Roubaix <> Une préquelle / Le matin…

Black Hunger

Le Ramrod at Black Hunger

Tenspeed Hero has roots in Idaho. Back about ten or twenty years ago a couple of Heroes went to Idaho…

Barcelonnette to the Col de la Bonnette

We have traveled these roads

From Barcelonnette to the Col de la Bonnette. Heroes traveled by car and foot for 37 Kilometers. Frederico Bahamontes(1962, 1964),…

Monsieur Lando Roger

The Heroes Visit Roger Lando

“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”* / The Tenspeed Heroes get lucky…

Napoleon Crossing the Alps

A Hero’s Guide to France: Crossing the Alps, Part 1

Of recent years, many a Frenchmen (Virenque, Jalabert, Rinero) has won the illustrious red polka dot jersey in that Grand…

Stacking Wood

A Hero’s Guide to France: Stacking Wood

While the heroes waited for Stage Eighteen to come sweeping by on this year’s tour, we walked the few streets…

Edward Whymper's Grave Stone

A Hero’s Guide to France: Les Alpes et les Pyrénées

If you ask the Heroes from whence they came they will often reference the West Coast or East Coast before…

Gunter Grass

Heroes on the Road

What does a Hero read when covering the biggest cycling event of the year in one of the most beautiful…

2009 Tour de France: Col de la Colombière

The Heroes will be in France

The Tour of Switzerland is over and Levi was victorious. The wait for the Tour de France commences. This historic…

Miroir Sprint

Miroir Sprint

The Tenspeed Heroes were spending a few days relaxing from the 2009 Tour in St. Gervais Les Bains when we…