Monthly Archives: March 2011

The lovely new flyer …

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Tom Simpson & Why you never see a rabbit with a cold

Much is known about Tom Simpson’s last day, when he died tragically near the top of the Mont Ventoux in 1967’s Tour De France. His body collapsed under heat, exhaustion and amphetamins in his blood. Not so much is known … Continue reading

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Meeting next: On Tuesday the 12th April @ Look Mum No Hands

Spread the word, the Cycling Bookclub meets again on Tuesday the 12th of April 7.00pm @ Look Mum No Hands. We are reading William Fotheringham’s book ‘Put Me Back On My Bike – In Search of Tom Simpson’. Everyone is … Continue reading

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“Something To Aim At” – Inspiration for William Fotheringham’s book about Tom Simpson

In the firstpart of his book , William Fotheringham writes about what inspired him to write his Tom Simpson biography. A keen cyclist and sport journalist himself, Fotheringham went to see a screening of the film biography ‘Something To Aim … Continue reading

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