I feel like we're just sitting down to an exquisite, 25-course meal prepared by the finest chefs of Europe, China and Japan. To start things off, we're about to receive an amuse bouche of unrivalled cleverness and taste. Just a little something to whet our appetites for the vast feast being prepared in our honor.*
Mont Ventoux - not all of it, but enough to get the point. In March. A prelude to a year when Cycling will ascend every last legendary climb the sport has ever known, one after another. Enjoy it... we're just getting started.
* of course the metaphor only works if it includes a five-hour fat-burning ride the next day. Let's go with that.