Tag: Peter Sagan

Tour Update on Rest Day 2

I was away for the weekend, camping in the middle of a field in Kent, so posts where not possible. Here is the update: Friday, Stage 13, 37.5 km Individual Time Trial. I was expecting Chris Froome (Sky) to do well, but there were quite a few TT specialists who could do better then him. Nelson…




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…




Cav in Green… Again

Today’s Tour de France stage was another boring one. The breakaway of Jan Barta (Bora-Argon 18) and Yukiya Arashiro (Lampre-Merida) was established on km 3. The exciting bits were the intermediate sprints for minor placings. The stage was so uneventful that apart from the castles and stately homes we were even shown contrails of airplanes. And…




Cavendish matches Hinault’s Tour stage wins

Today’s Tour de France stage 3 started quite leisurely. Armindo Fonseca (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) was on a lone breakaway and the peloton was on a slow speed of around 35 km/h. Then the French housewives’ favourite rider, Thomas Voeckler (Direct Energie) decided to have a go and join his compatriot up ahead. When the two of…




The Tour so Far

The Tour is here and it’s here with a bang. A big bang I am tempted to say and answers to the name of Mark Cavendish. He also answers to Cav. Well, in the opening stage of the Tour, Cav won the yellow jersey. A first for him and how great it was. OK I…




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