La Vuelta 2001 Update

Well, its been a long time since I last updated although a steady stream of Duffield appreciation email has been coming in. He certainly had a lot to talk about in the first week of La Vuelta with David Millar winning both the opening time trial and a road stage breakaway. The images on screen…

The World Goes Crazy Duffield After 2001 Tour De France

The interest in David Duffield reached fever pitch toward the end of the Tour de France 2001. Emails were received and the best ones are below for your enjoyment. From: RyanSubject: duffield One Duffieldism that I thought you would have got, Now the (Saeco, Telecom etc.) team are starting to go = Team is working…

David Duffield – The Greatest Cycling Commentator of All Time

David Duffield – The Greatest Cycling Commentator of All Time

Summer just wouldn’t be the same without the three week insight into Le Grande Boucle that David Duffield provides us with. Every day he can be heard on the television for up to 7 hours a day commentating for Eurosport on the Tour de France without a break. Very often he is assisted by either his nemesis…

The Original Duffieldisms

Some of David’s common sayings include: Duffer’s speak English “Tail end Charlies” Riders struggling at the back of the peloton ” He will be licking his lips” Looking forward in anticipation (to the climbs/sprint /TT etc) “Turn your granny to the wall” The riders will be descending a treacherous Alpine road at over 80 kph….