By: Jen See
Welcome to my first column for Cycling Illustrated. I plan to show up here every couple weeks and write about cycling. So you should show up, too. Simple, right? As some of you know, I’m not especially good with days of the week, so I don’t dare claim that I will show up on a particular day each week. I like to keep you guessing. Routine is pretty overrated. So are deadlines. Sorry editors! I love you! Really, I do!
In 2001, Lance Armstrong attacked on the Alpe d’Huez and as he bounded up the road, he turned, and over his shoulder, gave his rival Jan Ullrich “the Look.” The moment became one of the key episodes in the Armstrong mythology that grew, larger than life, out of the American’s seven Tour de France victories.