July 14, 2015 0 Comments
Today the Tour hit the high mountains of the Pyrenees, and the first mountain summit finish of the 2015 race. And the weather was no more kind to the riders than the gradient of the road.
Vossi found the heat a big shock to his body, especially after the rest day yesterday. Despite finishing a credible 80th our man reported back that its the first stage so far that he felt really tired on….”Kaputt” even.
Tomorrow the road continues to go up – lets hope the weather at least is more kind.
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.