July 24, 2015 0 Comments
“Take this Glandon” was the message that just popped up on my phone from Vossi. Followed by “I’m happy the Glandon has only 3 sides, otherwise we still be climbing it tomorrow”.
With only 30 KM of climbing left in the Tour, the guys are sensing they are very nearly home. The climbing of these last days has been tough, but the end is in sight. Today Vossi felt stronger and was towards the front of the race rather than the Gruppetto.
We managed to see him coming over the summit of the Glandon – however we got a little over excited and the planned photo didn’t quite come out as intended….
Tomorrow we will be on Alp d’Huez to cheer Vossi up the last mountain – come and say hello if you see us.
April 30, 2021 0 Comments
Mark Cavendish’s welcome return to victory has led to calls for the Briton to be selected for the Tour de France, including the #CavToTheTour push on Twitter. There is a considerable emotional appeal to him taking part, but is it practical?
April 23, 2021 0 Comments
Earlier this week l’Equipe reported that last year’s Tour runner-up Primož Roglič would have a two month break from racing prior to the French event. That approach goes against the trend of all recent Tour winners, yet Jumbo-Visma believes that this route is the best one to take. Is the team right?
April 16, 2021 0 Comments
The Richard Freeman investigation may have concluded, but there is a sense that questions about British Cycling may only be multiplying. As WADA begins to delve into the federation’s past, Conquista speaks to one whistleblower about his ongoing concerns and where he believes previous enquiries have fallen short.