Giovanni Jiménez and Eddy Merckx. The picture comes from a profile of Jiménez in Cycling Inquisition who was a pioneering professional cyclist from Colombia.
A Sunday in hell? Rigoberto Urán’s cycling kit after taking a tumble in the men’s World Championship road race. A hard day’s racing. Found on Cycling Inquisition.
With all the attention that is being heaped upon favourites, Chris Froome and Alberto Contado at this year’s Tour de France, it’s important to not loose sight of some of the outsiders. Nairo Quintana is definitely one to watch and has just been profiled in Cyclingnews and if you want more background on the Columbian rider, check out Cycling Inquisition. The photo comes from Federacion Colombiana de Ciclismo.
Carlos Betancur portrait. The Cycling Inquisition have a profile of this Colombian star of this year’s Giro d’Italia which is well worth a read.
Mark Cavendish’s top tube cheat sheet from last year’s Tour of Flanders. Thanks to Cycling Inquisition for this one.
Hammering it out. 7-Eleven cycling team video from 1987 posted by Cycling Inquisition.
Ricardo Ovalle (aka the Lone Ranger) seen here at a feed zone in the Vuelta a Colombia in the early 60s, Ovalle is being fed by a team assistant, who sports a custom-made vest with plenty of room for bottles. Picture was found over on Cycling Inquisition.
One of a wonderful collection of photos found on Cycling Inquisition of Mum, in this case with Ariel Betancur. She attended cycling races in Manizales, Columbia during the 1960s handing out fruit and snacks to racing cyclists. The photos were taken by Horacio Gil Ochoa