Étape of the Day – A four-way sprint in Poitiers

Featured image courtesy of gettyimages Thank goodness long flat stages at the Tour have trimmed down the kilometres over the years. 200-kilometre stages are always long transfers to get across France but thankfully there’s none of that in the last two editions. 167.5 km from Châtelaillon-Plage to Poitiers with one hill outside the town of… Read More Étape of the Day – A four-way sprint in Poitiers

Étape of the Day – Peters powers to victory in the Pyrenees

Featured image courtesy of Cor Vos The Pyrénées have well and truly given us a thriller of a stage at the Tour de France. Stage 8 from Cazères-sur-Garonne to Loudenvielle suited an early break and in Nans Peters, AG2R deserve all the plaudits for getting in the break and delivering a sensational breakaway stage win.… Read More Étape of the Day – Peters powers to victory in the Pyrenees

Étape of the Day – Lutsenko launches the first breakaway win

Featured image courtesy of gettyimages We’ve been speculating for days when the first successful breakaway would go all the way and take the stage win. Stage 6 to Mont Aigoual finally delivered a day where a strong break got themselves organised and stayed away after a slow pace delivered by the GC. Alexey Lutsenko takes… Read More Étape of the Day – Lutsenko launches the first breakaway win