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TOUR’21: The Final Rant!

We wind up the 2021 Tour de France with Ed Hood's thoughts on the final week's action. Was it a good Tour? Will we remember it in years to come? Maybe for one or two standout moments, but it wasn't a vintage year. Ed's Tour round-up.

TOUR’21 The Second Rest Day Rant!

Ed Hood looks back at the second week of the 2021 Tour de France in his unique style, combining his dissection of the action with his own Tour memories. The Tour from top to bottom - On to Paris.

TOUR’21 The First Rest Day Rant!

Instead of being 'roadside' in 'La Belle France' Ed Hood has been 'TVside' in sunny Scotland. Just because he's not at the Tour doesn't detract from his insider view from years of Tour watching. Here is his first 'Rest Day Rant' covering the stages 1 to 9.

Comment: Ed’s Festive Rant for 2020

As the year 2020 comes to an end, Ed Hood sums up his thought on this strangest, saddest and very different year. Ed has picked just a few subjects which have caught his eye and needed the Hood comment.

Comment: Cycling’s Social Dilemma

Chloe Dygert and Quinn Simmons have both been 'chastised' recently for expressing their opinions on social media. Maybe you don't agree with their views, but we are all allowed to think what we want, or are we? A fool uttereth all his mind: But a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards {Proverbs 29:11}. Ed Hood vents his thoughts.