July 24, 2016 0 Comments
(c) BORA - ARGON 18
Patrick finished stage 19 in position 123, in the largest group of the day that arrived at the finish 31:28 behind the stage winner. It was another brutal day in the mountains which finished with the climb of Mont Blanc. The mountain top finish came after 3 other categorised climbs - Cat 1, Cat 2 and HC, making for a short (146KM) but intense stage packed with climbing and descending. The wet conditions made some of the descents treacherous and for many riders, so close to Paris, caution was the order of the day.
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.