Category: News

Volta a What?

This week the Volta a Catalunya is on. Now, if you don’t really know that, it’s OK. I won’t tell you off. Truth is though that you will berate yourself about it. Why? Well Volta a Catalunya might not be a UCI World Tour, might not be a monument bit it is older than the…




The Tour is Back in France

The Yellow Jersey is on Chris Froome’s (Sky) shoulders and his teammates will only chase when and if he is in danger of loosing it. Normal, boring stuff then. On Sunday Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) as part of a 20 man breakaway who were given more than 10 minutes leeway managed a solo victory. He dropped…




Kittel in Pink

So, Marcel Kittel is in the Maglia Rosa as I had predicted the other day. Not bad for a sprinter, right? OK, OK, he is not the first sprinter to wear the pi k jersey. His Cavness wore it a few years back and I am sure there were others before him and there will…




Giro d’Italia Prologue: Conclusions

After watching yesterday’s prologue of the Giro d’Italia we can safely say that Spartacus is suffering. It’s a shame to see such a great cyclist in his final season to not be able to make the best of it. Tom Dumulin delivered. He is in pink. He was one of the favourites for Stage 1….




Pro Rider Finishes Race on Classic Bike

Professional cyclist Zack Allison of¬†Elevate Pro Cycling Team finished Stage 1 of the Tour of The Gila on a borrowed bike (from a spectator). Earlier in the race, Zack had crashed in the back of some riders when a dog run in the course. He carried on but his rear derailleur snapped 4 km from…