Tom Owen is a cycling writer and casquette enthusiast. He travels the world in search of two-wheeled adventures and writes about his experiences along the way. He has ridden bikes in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia and his native UK. www.tomowencc.com
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Fairly recently, on roads not that far away…
Chris Froome dominates the Vuelta, but that doesn't mean there hasn't been plenty to talk about...
Learning to enjoy racing, and the benefits of experience
Cannondale-Drapac struggle for money as Team Sky splash the cash
How to spice up a TTT, plus Stevo smashes it back home
Boom in bother, shy Sagan, and how to tell your Teuns from your Theuns
Want to start your own cycling club? Tom Owen has been there to tell the tale
Left trailing in the wake of your ride buddies? Best dig out one of these classic excuses...
Tom tries his hand at handicap racing and soon finds out it's a special kind of torture
Who are the real winners and losers of the Tour de France?
A closer look at what you might have missed during the second week of the Tour de France
Overseas trips and illness give Tom the chance to reflect on the season to date
“He’s looking deep into his suitcase of courage”
It wouldn't be the Tour de France without chaos, controversy and a giant Disney character breaking down on a climb
The Tour de France is back - and what an opening weekend it was
What better way to promote a bike race than by keeping it from public consumption?
Tom looks back on an action-packed week of racing at the Criterium du Dauphine, Women's Tour and Tour de Suisse
"No news is good news" can ring true at amateur level too
Victor Campenaerts hits the dating game but Simon Geschke can't even grab a lift with his own team-mates
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