JV Araneta
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The Brief Foray of Rock Shox in Paris Roubaix
by JV Araneta - June 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Paris-Roubaix is without doubt the toughest race in the world. Ironically, it starts from the commune of Compiegne (75km from Paris) to the city of Roubaix, which is about 260+km long.
Where’s the Black Cyclist in the Pro Peloton?
by JV Araneta - June 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Professional cycling is a sport that you don’t normally see an African rider or a rider of African descent.
Is the City tone-deaf to bicycle commuters?
by JV Araneta - June 8, 2020 - 12:00am
I don’t know if it was insensitivity or lack of empathy.
by JV Araneta - June 1, 2020 - 12:00am
I didn’t like Michael Jordan very much from 1991-93 and 1996-98. And I believe that he should have been called for an offensive foul against Bryon Russell in, “The Shot”.
Feeling Good
by JV Araneta - November 18, 2019 - 12:00am
I have friends who have stopped cycling.
Chris Froome’s injury leaves the Tour de France wide open
by JV Araneta - July 1, 2019 - 12:00am
During a practice run for the time trial in last week’s Criterium Dauphine, 4x TdF champion Chris lost control of his Pinarello and broke his femur, his elbow and his ribs.
What’s your favorite training ride?
by JV Araneta - May 6, 2019 - 12:00am
When I started cycling three decades ago, the best route was Cebu-Danao and back.
Van der Poel and Van Aert: New Kids on the Block
by JV Araneta - April 29, 2019 - 12:00am
With Peter Sagan a no-show in the classics this year, two names have crop up to claim the crown that Sagan may have (temporarily) vacated.
Have you seen Peter Sagan?
by JV Araneta - April 22, 2019 - 12:00am
The 5th edition of the Bohol Black Saturday Road Race was a blast!
8 Tips When Going Out for a Solo Ride
by JV Araneta - March 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Riding alone is like a catharsis of oneself from everything you have been in contact with in your world before you hopped on your bicycle. There in nothing like pure ecstasy when I am out riding alone, and even if...
Thomas surges, Froome falters
by JV Araneta - July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Finally, Nairo Quintana (Movistar) showed his stuff to take the gimmicky stage 17 of the Tour de France.
What to expect in the final week
by JV Araneta - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
With six stages remaining, four of them meaningful to the race for the maillot jaune (yellow jersey), this Tour is about to explode! Add into this combustible mix the rivalry (or not) between defending champion and...
Can Peter Sagan do the Worlds Hat-Trick?
by JV Araneta - September 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Only three people have won the World Road Cycling Championships in successuve years.
Is the Tour de France getting boring?
by JV Araneta - August 6, 2017 - 4:00pm
Or, are bicycle races at a professional level generally getting dull?
Hammer’s and Nails
by JV Araneta - July 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
I’m not a big fan of moral victories. I’m not even a big fan of “1st-runner up’s” and second places. Miss Universe, NBA Finals, Wimbledon- as they say, 2nd place is the first loser...
Tour de France 2017 Stage 12: Just when Froome thought he was out of the water
by JV Araneta - July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
The tagline of the 1975 film blockbuster, Jaws, writes like this: “Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water”. In yesterday’s stage 12, it meant that you thought you had everything...
Colombian Rocket
by JV Araneta - May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
It is unfortunate that the modern day Colombia (not Columbia) is associated with cocaine and drug cartels.
1001 alibis
by JV Araneta - May 1, 2017 - 12:00am
Happy Fiesta to the Patron Saint of Tagbilaran City, Saint Joseph the Worker!
Appreciating the Tour ni Frank
by JV Araneta - March 13, 2017 - 12:00am
The Tour ni Frank is officially 15 years old. Unofficially, it's more than that.
Tom Brady: From de trop to G.O.A.T.
by JV Araneta - February 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Move over, Joe, there is a new GOAT in town!
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