July 13, 2016 0 Comments
When your kid gets 4 x top 10 finishes in the first week of his debut Tour de France I guess its pretty hard to stay away. Here's Dan McLay's parents looking like the proudest people on the planet - and why not!
Whatever advice Dan received it certainly seemed to work, as once again he finished a flat stage in the mix. Considering 4 escaped the bunch and Dan sat-up in the gallop - his 14th place today was still another outstanding ride. Simply to be there in the finale was an achievement on a day when the crosswinds threatened to tear the race apart.
Just the small matter of Mont Ventoux tomorrow - hardly a sprinter's paradise!
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.