Sean Kelly

Kelly: cobbles, rather than lack of time trials, are why Froome might miss Tour

Most have looked at the lack of time trial kilometres as the reason why Chris Froome has said he might give the 2015 Tour de France a miss but, according to Sean Kelly, another factor is likely the real reason. “I think the Tour organisation took a risk last year of doing the cobbles and […]

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Sean Kelly Tour blog: Nibali dominates but other big guns absent

In the end, the Tour de France was dominated by Vincenzo Nibali, but it’s hard to know if that was always going to be the case. What stands out from the race is that two big favourites were lost with the crashes of Chris Froome and Alberto Contador; Mark Cavendish also went out, too. I […]

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Sean Kelly Tour de France blog: I know exactly how Sagan feels

In his latest Tour de France blog for CyclingTips, four-time Green Jersey winner Sean Kelly analyses the frustration felt by Peter Sagan, assess where he and the team could be going wrong, discusses the withdrawals of Chris Froome and Alberto Contador and weighs up Vincenzo Nibali’s prospects of winning the Tour.

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Froome – “I am in very similar form to last year…I am ready for this”; Trek Factory Racing press conference audio; Sean Kelly’s Tour de France blog – “There are many uncertainties ahead”; Michael Matthews could miss Le Tour debut after crash; Talansky extends for […]

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Sean Kelly’s Tour de France blog: There are many uncertainties ahead

Former world number one and current Eurosport commentator Sean Kelly rode 14 Tours de France during his long career, and has worked on many more since hanging up his bike in 1993. The quadruple green jersey winner will analyse the Tour for CyclingTips, drawing on his expertise and knowledge of racing tactics to assess the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Kittel – “Cavendish is still a very good sprinter…he is enemy number one”; David Millar left out of Garmin-Sharp Tour de France squad; Ted King returns to the Tour de France to support Peter Sagan; Movistar announces Tour de France team in support of Valverde; […]

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