James Startt

James Startt

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This Is What it Takes to Break Cycling’s Hour Record

Seven cyclists have attempted to break the hour record since September 2014, but each of them is just an hors d’oeuvres before the main course: Great Britain’s Bradley Wiggins. Of the trio of modern...

James Startt
Jun 2, 2015

The Race to Record the Tour de France

GoPro, Garmin, and Shimano are locked in an epic battle over whose camera will be the one to document the pro peloton. And GoPro—the POV action cam behemoth—isn’t winning.

James Startt
May 8, 2015

A Visual Timeline of Alberto Contador's Career

While he was clearly not in peak form during the 2011 Tour de France, it was here where he cemented his reputation as an incessant attacker. Here he drives up the Alpe d’Huez, and although he was...

James Startt
Feb 26, 2015

How Team Sky Plans to Start Winning Again

Paying attention to training at a nearly microscopic level brought the team to amazing victory, before big-picture problems brought it all crashing down in 2014.

James Startt
Feb 10, 2015

Here Comes Africa!

Dynamite, it is said, comes in small packages. And sometimes it comes in non-descript emails, too. One of those came on January 14 when the Tour de France organizers announced their annual Tour...

James Startt
Feb 9, 2015