June 3, 2013 - The Tour de France looms closer every day and all the talk is pointed at that French race. Alberto Contador talks about his build-up and we look at Bradley Wiggins’ wind-down. The Critérium du Dauphiné is underway, it’s billed as a training race for the Tour, but it’s a big race in its self, we have the results, video and rider comments. Other races and news and the usual bits and pieces fill the EuroTrash bag for a Monday morning coffee and read.
After three second places in a row for the riders of the Blanco Pro Cycling Team, Michael Elijzen thinks it’s time for an outright victory in the Ronde van Zeeland Seaports. Since 2010, Jos van Emden, Theo Bos and Lars Boom have come ever so close. This year, the team has prepared for several scenarios but all aiming for nothing short of first place.
Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung will next race Ronde van Zeeland Seaports on Sunday. Africa’s first Professional Continental team had major success in the race last year, winning the event with Reinardt Janse van Rensburg. Following recent successful results in Bayern Rundfahrt, the team is motivated to finish with another top result.