Photo: Tour of California

Photo: Tour of California

Latvian hip-hop and Color Me Badd's "I Wanna Sex You Up". AN interview with Cannondale's Toms Skujiņš.

Did you ever wonder how a professional cyclist feels about Paula Abdul's music, or about the song "I wanna sex you up"? I always have, so I asked Toms Skujiņš about it. To read the interview, go to Manual For Speed. Enjoy!   

FRom the archives


An unusual amount of Colombia's professional cyclists come from this high plain northeast of Bogota. Why is that? What makes this place to special in regards to cycling? 


To worship at the altar of martyrdom

Through its tumultuous past, and its extreme interpretation of Catholic iconography Colombians developed an insatiable taste for martyrdom and spectacle

Choosing to forego revenge

An interview with Rigoberto Uran in which he discusses the difficult and painful path that led him to cycling, including his father's assassination while out on a Sunday morning training ride in his native Urrao 

HE trafficked arms, smuggled emeralds and threatened to break Laurent Fignon's jaw

Jose Beyaert, the first Olympic road champion, lived a life as full and amazing as the place where he chose to live it.