Tuesday, January 08, 2008

The Ronde

Recently riding "The Bricks" up to Chagrin Falls made me think about these two YouTube videos from the Tour of Flanders.

This one perfectly captures the insanity of the crowds, especially on the top of The Muur:

This one shows a bunch of riders almost stacking it up while climbing the Koppenberg. Then it shows fans heckling some riders who are too spent to actually ride up this ungodly steep climb:

1 comment:

John said...

That is bike racing...

Of note, the hecklers sound distinctly American to me.