July 05, 2016 0 Comments
Stage 4 of Le Tour was a mere 237.5KM - making it the longest stage of the 2016 edition. The stage profile and average speed ensured this was no "cafe" ride - despite being 14KM longer than yesterday's stage - dubbed a "cafe ride" by many participants, today's stage was completed 30 minutes quicker.
Following such a monster stage, and another cheeky uphill finish to sting the legs, the post-stage hotel transfer was mercifully short - just 4KM for Patrick.
Some of the BORA - ARGON 18 boys decided rather than a traditional post-race cooldown on turbo trainers by the team bus, they would instead roll back to their team hotel at a leisurely pace.
After a really tough day in the saddle let's hope team chef @VigourChef has prepared something tasty again for dinner.
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.