June 2014 4
We’re always a fan of watching Peter Sagan ride his bike. His bike handling skills are quite phenomenal as he demonstrates here at the Tour de Suisse 2014. Watch for how much air he gets under his back wheel riding over the sleeping policeman – at about 75 kph.
Today’s stage in the Criterium du Dauphine finishes in Gap, a familiar route for fans and historians of the Tour de France. The final climb of the day is the dreaded Col du Manse, a Col which holds a certain place in the history of the Tour. Unlike most Cols though, this Col is more […]
Watching Chris Froome, Contador, Nibali, Kelderman and Talansky slugging it out up the final climb of the Col du Beal in yesterdays stage two of the Dauphine was really special. Nothing was held back, here were the three main contenders for the Tour de France smashing each other and going firmly into the red zone. […]
With the Critérium du Dauphiné having just started, it seemed an appropriate time to reminisce one of the great moments of the past which built the legend of ‘Le Badger’ Bernard Hinault. In 1977 Hinault announced himself to the world with a ride which has gone down in folklore. Racing against most of the Tour de […]