Bob Roll is speaking tonight (Friday, February 1, 2008) at Sunflower Outdoor and Bike in Lawrence, Kansas. The talk begins at 7pm, and admission is free. Call the shop at 785-843-5000 for details.
Bob Roll is a former professional cyclist, riding as part of the legendary 7-Eleven Cycling Team, as well as the Motorola cycling team and Greg LeMond’s Z team. He competed in three Tours de France, three Giros d’Italia, seven Paris-Roubaix races. Roll has written four books on cycling, and since 2001 has been a color commentator for the television coverage of the Tour de France on the Versus network (formerly known as Outdoor Life).
An article in the Lawrence Journal-World features an interview with Roll and discusses his appearance, his views on bicycle racing and the state of cycling in America.