Yellow has been my favourite colour for a long time, but it wasn’t until I saw this video that I realized that I actually didn’t consciously associate it with anything. I’d never made any connection between my favourite yellow jacket, which hangs in the front hall closet, and anything so grand, or meaningful like Le Tour. I just like the colour yellow. But, watching this video, I can see how powerful a colour can be when it does represent something to someone. And to the Schlecks, or any super elite road cyclist, for that matter – they would literally dream of yellow and everything that it means to them.
I’m cheering for the Schlecks this year. More than anyone else, I want to see one of them in yellow (even though it was great to see Thor wear it for so long). It’s been a bit of a whacky Tour this year, to say the least, with crazy crashes pretty much everyday, but I still think one of the Schlecks have it in them. Last year I’d have said, Andy for sure, but Frank is really strong this year, so it’s hard for me to say. Really though, as long as Contador doesn’t win, I’ll be happy.