Race Report: On a day when Vincenzo Nibali could have sat back and watched the others fight it out for the podium places, the ‘Shark of Messina’ rode away from everyone with 10 kilometres of the Hautacam still to climb. Behind the French jumped Valverde to push him off the podium.
Kristian House took victory in the penultimate round of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Series in Sheffield last night.
The recent 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart in Britain marked a watershed moment for cycling in Yorkshire and the UK, with an estimated 2.5 million spectators lining the roads to watch the best professional cyclists in the world race through ‘God’s Own County.’
Jul 24, 2014 - The 2014 Tour de France is entering its finalé and it looks like Vincenzo Nibali will take the win. But it’s been a great Tour with the emergence of the French riders and even more so; Rafal Majka. Tour results, comments and video and lots of other cycling news in a packed EuroTrash Thursday.
Race Report: Michael Rogers forced his way into the winning group and took it to the line. If that wasn’t exciting enough, the action behind saw the battle between the French riders take another step up with Bardet losing out, not only Pinot but also Peraud. Another day of action in France.
Jul 21, 2014 - It’s the second rest day at the Tour de France, but no time to ease up at EuroTrash with all the Tour news to catch up with. We have all the rider quotes, results and video as usual. Tony Martin and Jonathan Tiernan-Locke are in other cycling news and a Backstage Pass from Orica-GreenEDGE.
Race Report: With three big climbs it was a surprise that a rider from the break would go all the way to the line for the win, but Rafal Majka did. It was no surprise that Vincenzo Nibali rode away from all the others for a fine second place and more time in the yellow jersey bank.
Race Report: Hot conditions in the Tour de France saw the roads melting and the riders doing much the same as ice bags were the order of the day. The main breaks were pulled in on the long slopes to the finish and a sprint was set up for the fast-men that were left for the battle. Good for Kristoff, bad for Sagan.
Andrew came in to this Tour in excellent condition. He has been suffering the effects of some very heavy crashes. We are proud of his ride yesterday, of his tenacity and his courage. He was determined to finish the stage, no matter how far back he was, and he gave the nod to his teammates to go with the plan of going for the stage.
RusVelo rider Oxana Kozonchuck scored her first podium finish after the complicated injury sustained in January that took her more than three months to recover.
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Jul 17, 2014 - The top riders in the Tour de France are dropping like flies, but that doesn’t mean there is any less excitement, thanks to riders like Tony Gallopin. Of course we have all the results, reports, video and quotes from France. Plus all the other cycling news. café au lait, s'il vous plaît.
Northwave is back this year to the Etape du Tour, cycling amateur race managed by Tour de France’s organizer ASO (Amaury Sport Organisation), in South-West France, on Sunday July 20th, as the event’s official technical shoes supplier.
Race Report: With perfect timing the young French colt Tony Gallopin jumped away from the favourites on a crazy descent into the finish to hold off the pack. Peter Sagan was the big loser, the pressure was on him and he missed his chance. Another great day for the French.
This educational bike fit video through Pro Cycling Coaches features model and fitness instructor Chelsie Farah completing an entire fit from start to finish.
The first Chinese rider in the Tour de France.
Just incase you missed any action from stages 4 to 10 of the Tour de France here are the highlights.
Jul 14, 2014 - As we dive into week two of the Tour de France; all the big mountain action is in front of us with a Frenchman in yellow for Bastille Day. It’s not all France in the cycling news; we also have Peter Kennaugh winning the Tour of Austria. Loads of video, comments and results for a full Monday Trash bag.
The Colombian Cycling Federation officialised the list of the teams that will take part to the 2014 Vuelta a Colombia, to be raced from August 6th to 17th. Topping this list is Team Colombia, that will make its comeback to the biggest National stage race two years after the debut in 2012.
Race Report: With the pain of the cobbles still in the legs of the pelotón from yesterday, stage 6 of the Tour de France could have been a rest day. The wind and rain put any idea of an easy time out of the question as crashes again played their part in the excitement. In the end a different German won.