Tour de France climbing speeds analysed: what does it all mean?
The dust has settled, the riders are recovering and the fans are already thinking of next year while also looking forward to a star-studded Vuelta a España. The exploits of the 2014 Tour de France still burn bright in the memory, though, and the analysis continues as to what was on show and how it […]
Stage 20 TT: riders behind Nibali set to battle for podium in Paris
Barring accident, first place in the Tour de France has already been settled prior to the stage 20 time trial. Vincenzo Nibali has more than seven minutes over his rivals and looks certain to become the first Italian victor in 16 years in Paris. He took an early advantage on stage two and has stomped […]
Former world number one Mottet optimistic about chances of French Tour win
Former top French professional Charly Mottet has hailed the strong performances of his compatriots in this year’s race, saying that he hopes France can take its first overall Tour win within the next few years. The 2014 edition has seen a number of strong performances by home riders. Thibaut Pinot (FDJ), Jean Christophe Peraud and […]
Chasing The Tour | Stage 8
You gotta love these short stages of the Tour de France. The racing was aggressive from the gun, the attacks lasted from start to finish, and the riders left everything on those seven climbs into Switzerland. Thibaut Pinot was the man of the day but tomorrow is where the race will really start to take […]