2014 Tour de France
The Ultimate Job: ending the journey on the Champs-Elysees
Over the past two weeks we’ve followed Matt McCullough and Stefano Ferro as they made their way around France, tackling amazing climbs and following Le Tour. In this final post, our Ultimate Job winners see out the 2014 Tour de France on the Champs-Elysees, watching the race from “Norwegian Corner”.
Laurens Ten Dam interview: Dutchman ‘really happy’ with ninth in Tour
His result was based on a steady consistency rather than one or two headline-grabbing stage performances, but Laurens Ten Dam’s solid riding in the Tour de France let to the best Grand Tour result of his career on Sunday. The 33 year old followed up on his 28th overall in 2012 and 13th place in […]
The Ultimate Job: the seven best reasons to visit the Tour de France
In their penultimate piece about their two-week trip to France to follow the Tour de France and ride some of the country’s iconic climbs, our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano provide seven reasons why you should head over and do the same.
In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Juan Jose Lobato wins stage 3 of the Tour de Wallonie; Cookson – Riis and Vinokourov should talk to the CIRC; Ji Cheng becomes the first Chinese rider to finish the Tour de France; Geraint Thomas re-signs with Sky for two years; Sky keen to […]
Tour de France stage 21 in photos
Some people have labelled the 101st edition of the Tour de France as the battle that never was. Nibali may have never had the chance to prove himself against Contador and Froome after abandoning early in the race, but the point is that he made it to the end of the race and showed his […]
The Ultimate Job: tackling the mighty Col du Tourmalet
As the Tour de France made its way to Paris, our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano got the chance to climb one of the most famous ascents in the Pyrenees: the Col du Tourmalet. Here’s their report from that ride.