The Tour de France is the biggest annual sporting event on the planet and so it’s no surprise that new bikes and cycling-related technology often make their first appearance at the race. CyclingTips reporter Dave Everett has been roaming the pits in the opening days of the Tour looking for new and interesting bits of […]
by Dave Everett Sponsors love to get as much coverage as possible throughout the biggest cycle race of the year — its a prime platform to gain huge amounts of publicity, from sending riders out on long range breakaways that will get good air time but ultimately fail to stay the distance, to simply supplying […]
As with any Grand Tour, the team leaders at the Tour de France like to have a little bit of bling, be that a custom helmet, a jazzed up pair of shoes or, for several of the big guns, a custom painted bike. Obviously the team bike sponsors love to get as much coverage as […]
Dave Everett caught up with Lotto-Belisol’s Adam Hansen ahead of the Tour de France.
Dave Everett caught up with BMC’s Performance Director Allan Peiper ahead of the Tour de France, to talk about Tejay van Garderen’s prospects in the race, the opening stages of the race, and his own memories of racing in the UK.
Earlier this week Trek revealed its new Émonda range, the result of several years spent trying to develop the lightest production race frame on the market. While a few riders from the Trek Factory Racing team were riding the Émonda at the recent Tour du Suisse, and the Criterium du Dauphine, it wasn’t until Tuesday […]