Racing Legend Fignon Dies at Age 50

By Greg Overton Two time Tour de France, and Giro d’ Italia winner Laurent Fignon of France lost his battle with cancer on August 31, 2010 at the age of 50. Regarded as one of the best all around riders of his era, Fignon was a major figure alongside Bernard Hinault and Greg LeMond in […]

Bike Racing Glossary

Bike Racing Glossary

A Guide to Bike Racing Terms Compiled by Greg Overton Attack v. to accelerate from the front of a pack or peloton in order to create distance between yourself and the rest of the field. n. reference to an effort put forth. ‘The two-man attack stayed off the front until the finish.” Bacon n. scabs […]