Featured image courtesy of Tim De Waele/Getty Images The second week of the 103rd Giro d’Italia proved to be somewhat of a slow-burner, however the third weekend of the race failed to disappointment. What are the main stories heading into a difficult final week? Time Trial Sees First Sifting of the Main Contenders The first… Read More Giro d’Italia: Five Key Takeaways From the Second Week
Featured image courtesy of Tim de Waele/Getty Images In an eventful first week laden with crashes, Covid and bad weather, let’s examine the main events that defined the start of the 103rd Giro d’Italia. A Wide-Open General Classification Battle With the two pre-race favourites out in Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers) and Simon Yates (Mitchelton Scott),… Read More Giro d’Italia: Five Key Takeaways From the First Week
Featured image courtesy of Luk Benies/Getty Images With the start list for the 103rd Giro now confirmed, let’s look at the teams and riders to watch, from GC contenders to sprinters, breakaway specialists to time trialists. AG2R La Mondiale François Bidard (Fra), Geoffrey Bouchard (Fra), Tony Gallopin (Fra), Ben Gastauer (Lux), Jaakko Hanninen (Fin), Aurélien… Read More Giro d’Italia: a Guide to the Teams
Featured image courtesy of Tim de Waele/Getty Images Who were the winners, and who flopped, in the 107th Tour de France? AG2R La Mondiale. A dismal General Classification (GC) campaign saw both French favourites Romain Bardet and Pierre Latour abandon, the former in worrying circumstances as it emerged that he had ridden much of stage… Read More Tour de France: Rating the Teams
Featured image courtesy of Kenzo Tribouillard/Getty Images In what proved to be one of the most dramatic ends to a Grand Tour in recent history, Slovenian youngster Tadej Pogacar (UAE Team-Emirates) took a shock victory in his debut Tour de France. Here’s a breakdown of the key events that defined the third and final week… Read More Tour de France: Five Key Takeaways From the Final Week
Featured image courtesy of Tim de Waele/Getty Images With the first serious mountain stages now behind us, the General Classification (GC) battle continues to unravel, with Primoz Roglič in control in front of an aggressive Tadej Pogacar knocking at the yellow jersey’s door. Let’s examine the main events from the second week of La Grande… Read More Tour de France: Five Key Takeaways From the Second Week
Featured image courtesy of Tim de Waele/Getty Images With the first nine stages of the 107th Tour de France now complete and the race starting to take shape, let’s look at the key moments and stories from the first week. A quiet start leads into an explosive weekend. Let’s be honest, you didn’t miss much… Read More Tour de France: Five Key Takeaways From the First Week.
Featured image courtesy of Christopher Jue/Getty Images 22 teams will take to the start of the 107th edition of the Tour de France on Saturday. With the start list now confirmed, let’s take a brief look at each team and what they might expect to achieve in the next three weeks to Paris… AG2R La… Read More The Teams of the 107th Tour de France: a Guide
Featured image courtesy of Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Team Ineos, who will race as the Ineos Grenadiers in France to promote a new 4×4, have unveiled their plans for the three Grand Tours this season. Egan Bernal is set to defend his Tour de France title, whilst Geraint Thomas will target the Giro d’Italia and Chris… Read More Team Ineos unveil Grand Tour ambitions for 2020.
Featured image courtesy of Justin Setterfield/Getty Images As the winners of seven of the last eight editions of the Tour de France, the British outfit will send one of the strongest teams in the race, with three former winners expected to ride. This year’s Grand Boucle will arguably prove their toughest yet, with Team Jumbo-Visma… Read More Who will Team Ineos take to the Tour de France?