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Category: Cycling

More Strange and Wonderful Unis of … Unicycle Basketball

The 20th World Championships of Unicycling — ‘UNICON’ — wrapped up in Grenoble, France earlier this month. Kyle Campbell gives us the rundown.

As the Tour de France begins, We Look At Cycling Jerseys

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul may be …

Tour de France Kit Review

Although I bike for at least an hour almost every day (I like to say that it’s my gym and my shrink rolled into one), I’m not really a biker …

Uni Watch Bookshelf: ‘The Art of the Cycling Jersey’

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on vacation until tomorrow, but he left this entry to run today. Enjoy.] There are lots of books out there about cycling jerseys. The latest one …

2016 Rio Olympics: Cycling

[Editor’s Note: Paul is on his annual August break from site. Deputy editor Phil Hecken is in charge from now through the end of the month, although Paul is still …

Even on a Night of Leisure, Uniforms Just Find Me

If you can’t see this slideshow, here On Monday night a bunch of friends and I went to the Ace Hotel in Manhattan, where our buddy Matt Weingarden was DJing …

In Which I Have One of Those Great ‘Aha!’ Moments

Up until a few days ago, if you had asked me what a “head badge” is, I would have guessed something like what you see at right — the badge …

Tout le monde attend l’arrivée du Tour de France

By Phil Hecken I know as much about bicycling as the next guy, which means nothing. But I do remember watching a bunch of Tour de France’s back when some …

Lance Gets Lanced

Bigtime jersey snafu at the start of the final Tour de France stage yesterday, as Lance Armstrong’s RadioShack team planned to wear black jerseys, all with the number 28, as …

Just What I Need, Something New to Collect

As I think most of you realize, I frequently hunt for old jerseys on eBay — baseball, mostly, plus some football, basketball, and hockey. Last week, though, I stumbled across …

Lance a Lot

[Editor’s Note: Uni Watch bench coach emeritus Bryan Redemske checks in today to bring us up to date on the cycling scene. — PL] By Bryan Redemske Hey, Lance Armstrong …

Uni Watch Book Club: Cycling’s Golden Age

I know almost nothing about cycling, but I know a good jersey when I see one, and there are tons of them showcased in this 2006 book, Cycling’s Golden Age, …

Think Pink

By Phil Hecken It’s that time of year again. The annual barrage of teams wearing pink in support of breast cancer research and funding, or in support of The American …

Can’t Stop The Rock

By Bryan Redemske Cycling kits are typically not connected with adjectives like “classy” or “subtle.” Like other sports that depend heavily on sponsor subsidies, the goal in kit design is …