It’s been said that heroes are built on myths; their larger-than-life narratives capture the imagination of fans worldwide. In the cycling arena, Lance Armstrong was undeniably that hero. His triumphant seven consecutive Tour de France victories, all after battling and defeating testicular cancer, crafted a legend that seemed too incredible to be true. As we’d later learn, it was.
Only in the wild world of reality TV could the producers in Hollywood put together a cast of celebrities that are all so left-wing that they manage to make liberal Lance Armstrong look conservative by comparison, but here we are.
After a biological man easily defeated his female opponents during a cycling competition, the organization which hosted the race was faced with the reality that if they weren’t going to stand in defense of the integrity of the women’s division, they should at least open up a third division for people who want to pretend to be anything but what they are.
Peloton has declared that they will no longer play music by Kanye West during their spin classes due to the rapper and mogul’s comments that many claim are anti-Semitic.
During Stage 5 of the Tour de France Femmes a huge crash involving over 30 riders happened in the middle of the peloton with one rider being taken away in an ambulance.
Italian cyclist Daniel Oss withdrew from the Tour de France after fracturing his neck in a horrific collision with a spectator during Stage 5 of the race.
Two biological males who identify as female, Emily Bridges and Lily Chant, placed 1st and 2nd in the open women’s category at London’s ThunderCrit cycling event on June 2. A viral photo of the podium shows the two men holding their awards and kissing each other while biological woman Jo Smith, the third-place finisher, stands next to them with her daughter in her arms.