The Tour de Romandie was not too kind to Chris Froome. In the past years, Froome started fairly well but this year when he crossed the finish line, he finished 38th. But, luckily, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford is not worried one bit. These … [Read more...] about Froome keeps the boss happy
Photos by Author So what is it about this patch of northern Europe that leads young men to pain, bloodshed, suffering and toil? Fatuous, obviously, but one cannot quite dispel the neat rows of white headstones from the mind when mentally … [Read more...] about Paris-Roubaix 2015 – a whiff of sulphur….
It has been reaffirmed that Bradley Wiggins is concentrating on his training for Paris-Roubaix and the hour record before he returns to the track in 2015. For now, the world time trial champion is competing at the track World Cup in London this … [Read more...] about Wiggins to pound the pavé
Alberto Contador is the latest victim of what is turning out to be one of the most brutal Tour de France years we've known for a while. We were horrified to hear that Mark Cavendish had borked his shoulder, we sighed with sad disappointment when … [Read more...] about Contador crashes, cracks and leaves Le Tour
At the end of the fifth stage of the Tour, the Italian rider, Vicenzo Nibali, took a lead over Alberto Contador. The fifth stage was defined by a number of crashes and horrible conditions. Jonathan Vaughters, the Garmin-Sharp team manager, … [Read more...] about Lars Booms, Vicenzo Nibbles
That's it, it's all over, time to go home boyo. Nobody likes to see anyone leave Le Tour this way, especially not when it's our very own Chris Froome. After suffering a suspected fracture earned by going down mid-peleton Froome visited the race … [Read more...] about Froome crunches horribly out of Le Tour