Jose Vicente Araneta
Jose Vicente Araneta
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Adios, 2019: Crazy, Solo Rides
by Jose Vicente Araneta - January 20, 2020 - 12:00am
These past few years or so, I intentionally try to end the year with a bang: either a difficult ride, or a long ride.
My First Bicycle
by Jose Vicente Araneta - January 6, 2020 - 12:00am
I have wrote more than once that my first frame was made by the bow defunct bicycle shop, ASP who used to build custom-made framesets made of chromoly and hi-tension steel and was located along Junquera St. For...
Unexpected in Baybay
by Jose Vicente Araneta - December 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Two weeks I’ve been missing here and I already missed this!
The Art of Breakaways
by Jose Vicente Araneta - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
A breakaway is one of the most beautiful aspect of the sport of cycling.
Would I ride a bicycle to work?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - November 4, 2019 - 12:00am
I have to no official data but I’d assume that 99.99% won’t.
The Essence of Sports
by Jose Vicente Araneta - October 21, 2019 - 12:00am
From “James Fuller “Jim” Fixx (April 23, 1932 – July 20, 1984) was an American who wrote the 1977 best-selling book, “The Complete Book of Running”.
We have a new World Champion
by Jose Vicente Araneta - October 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The UCI World Cycling Championships is not just a single race but all categories are included, with men and women- Juniors, U23, Elite Men and Women.
What in the Worlds!
by Jose Vicente Araneta - September 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The 2019 World Cycling Championships held last week in Yorkshire, England, was not just exciting but controversial.
World Championships this week
by Jose Vicente Araneta - September 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Time is relative. When you’re doing nothing, it moves so slow and if you’re in the thick of things, everything is a blur.
The changing of the guards
by Jose Vicente Araneta - August 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Times change, people change and characters in a play may be the same but the actors behind it change, too.
Tour de France 2019: Colombia wins its first Tour
by Jose Vicente Araneta - August 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Egan Bernal, a 22yo kid from Zipaquirá, Colombia won a historic first in the annals of the Tour de France- the first Colombian and South American to do so, the second youngest winner in TdF History.
Is this the year for the French?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 22, 2019 - 12:00am
As of Saturday, that’s stage 14/21 of this years Tour, it is looking likely that a Frenchman is going to finally win their own National Tour.
2019 Tour de France: The Verve of Julian Alaphilippe
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
For the firsts time since its inception in 1946, a foreign based team won the Larry O’Brien Trophy of the national basketball Association.
The Classics: Domination by Deceuninck-Quick Step
by Jose Vicente Araneta - April 1, 2019 - 12:00am
As far as I’m concerned, there are only three types of bicycle races. One, the Grand Tours (Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and the Vuelta a Espana), two, the once day races, and the others. (Sorry if your...
Who is Paco Mancebo?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am
All of us cycling fans would love nothing more than to watch the Tour de France.
It’s January, it’s the TnF!
by Jose Vicente Araneta - December 31, 2018 - 12:00am
No, its not the Tour de France, that’s July. TnF in January is the Tour ni Frank.
Vuelta wrap-up and the worlds
by Jose Vicente Araneta - September 24, 2018 - 12:00am
I wasn’t able to bring my thought to paper during the last Grand Tour of the 2018 season, the Vuelta a Espana.
The Economics of Pro Cycling
by Jose Vicente Araneta - September 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, I wrote about the current state of health of professional cycling and how the financial windfall of the sport is sucked into.
Is Thomas one-tour wonder?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - August 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In his final Tour de France, 5-time winner Bernard Hinault, the last Frenchman to win the biggest cycling race in the world, was 32yo.
Who’s Geraint Thomas?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Where did he come from? And why did he win the Tour de France at age 32?
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