Author Archives: classiq

A Sporting Life: Eddy Merckx

Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal is the story of Eddy Merckx is one of the heroes of one of the most beautiful sports. He was the rouleur, good on any surface, in any competition. He conquered everything in cycling. Because that’s what he knew how to do. Because he could. Read More

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Interview with Illustrator Eliza Southwood

In our interview, illustrator Eliza Southwood takes about her first drawing memory, her classic cycling illustration, Miguel Indurain, the Tweed Run and style. Read More

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Six Documentaries to Watch for Earth Day

”Wasted! The Story of Food Waste”, 2017 | Zero Point Zero Production   Every day should be Earth Day. But I believe it is important to have this particular day to acknowledge the fragility of our planet and that what … Read More

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The Film that Made the Leather Bomber Jacket Cool Again

“The Great Waldo Pepper” (1975), with Robert Redford in the lead role, was one of the films that revitalised the interest in the leather bomber jacket. Read More

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Gimme Danger: A Playlist

This photo of Joe Strummer and Jim Jarmusch gave the mood for and set the tone for today’s playlist. Read More

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