Jose Vicente Araneta
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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?
2018 Tour de France Week 1 Recap
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Eight stage into the 21 stage 2018 Tour, there still is no clear favorite although as far as I’m concerned.
My top 3 Cyclists to watch in this years Tour
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Tour de France had its opening stage last Saturday, and already, some very important riders have lost time.
2018 Tour de France preview
by Jose Vicente Araneta - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
I’ve looked back at the time when I followed the Tour de France and I realized that this is the 30th year!
Why I believe Froome’s Giro win is legit
by Jose Vicente Araneta - June 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that Chris Froome has won the 2018 Giro d’Italia in an incredible fashion, a lot of critics have come out to say that he didn’t deserve to win it.
The Chris Froome Enigma
by Jose Vicente Araneta - May 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, I wrote that there were only two people with a realistic chance of winning the 2018 Giro d’Italia- the current Maglia Rosa (Pink Jersey) Simon Yates of Great Britain and defending champion Tom Dumoulin...
Who is going to win the Giro?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
With one week to go in the first Grand Tour of the 2018 season, it looks like it’s going to be a two-horse race with an outsider looking in with a mathematical and physiological chance of winning.
What is a Compact Frameset?
by Jose Vicente Araneta - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
If you are new into road cycling, or even triathlon, you’d probably not notice this.
The heat is on!
by Jose Vicente Araneta - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The heat this summer seems more intense than the last one and it could, in extreme cases, can be fatal if you don’t take precautions while out on a ride.
Just like cheese and wine
by Jose Vicente Araneta - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Since this column comes out every Monday, and bicycle races in Europe ends close to midnight our time Sunday evening, then I couldn’t really do an article about 99% of the best races in the world.
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