At least pro cycling is back!

I’m still stuck waiting for a surgery date so I won’t be back on the bike properly any time soon – I’ve got some new hernia pants (exciting!) which might go under my lycra OK so might try a turbo session later this week.

At least there is proper pro cycling to take my mind off things, what with Paris-Nice started and Tirreno-Adriatico starting on Wednesday. Plus there was the world track cycling championships last week, culminating in last night’s Madison which was amazing, what a finish by Cav and Wiggo, it’s right up there with my best sporting moments.

It’s a shame the Madison isn’t part of the Olympics – Cav would have more chance of a medal in that than the Omnium, going on last week’s performances. I’d love for him to win a medal but his palmares is such that anyone following the sport would not care if he misses out. I’d be more excited by him winning Tour stages and the World Championships in Qatar, but I know he has his heart set on the Olympics.

Not long now until the Monuments, I can’t wait!