Chris Froome, the three times winner of Le Tour, was part of the adventure for the first edition of the Saitama Criterium by Le Tour de France and was even the first to write his name on its roll of honour with a victory in 2013.
July 14, 2016 - A Tourtastic EUROTRASH Thursday from France and Poland with race reports, rider quotes, results and video. Sneaky late attacks - Top Story. Other cycling news: Sunweb to sponsor in 2017, Keisse & Lampaert stay with Etixx, Wagner & Roosen for LottoNl, Mollema, Rast & Irizar with Trek, Rodriguez retires, Contador medical up-date, Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix and the coolest Tour rider. Big Tour coffee time.
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Mar 14, 2016 - The weather has been playing a big part in both Tirreno and Paris-Nice and has sparked controversy between the riders; today's Top Story. We have all the race action from France and Italy plus Drenthe, all with video, results, reports and quotes. The 2016 European champs will have an Elite race and video interview with Froome. Monday EuroTrash coffee time.
The King of the Tour got off to a great start with the Herald Sun Tour, bringing Sidi a fantastic win.
Rider Interview: Back in January 2009 Ed Hood interviewed a young guy called ‘Christopher Froome’ but at the time we were not sure if anyone would be interested in a boy from Africa. Now it is a different story and we thought you might like to see what a younger Mr. Froome had to say for himself six years ago. . .
Lee's Lowdown: Will we ever wake up from the doping nightmare? Just when we were looking forward a quiet Holiday period, the shadow of Lance has casts itself across the World again and all the old feelings of doubt have returned. Lee Rodgers gets his doping rake out to till the rotten soil... just one more time.
Dec 07, 2015 - Will Chris Froome's physiological test results change opinions? What do we think. Two top cross races at the weekend with results and video, add to that a bag full of EUROTRASH with cycling news from: Astana, UCI, Lotto Soudal, Etixx-Quick·Step and Trek. Plus a bit of motivation to get you out on the bike.
Froome’s focus on watts and cadence have become the stuff of legend and, it turns out, that he refines this on his Wahoo KICKR.
Nov 10, 2014 - A fun packed and diverse EuroTrash Monday. From cyclo-cross to Curaçao to track illness to the Froome wedding, we have all the latest news, results and video. Should races be held in far flung places? Race, team and rider news, plus Contador up Kilimanjaro and Chris Froome's big day.
Aug 29, 2013 - The Vuelta a España gets into its sixth stage today and there is no sign of any end to the craziness. Everyone wants the overall lead except the man who has it; Vincenzo Nibali. If you missed anything we have all the results, video and race comments from the week. Lots of other news from the World of cycling to fill up your EuroTrash Thursday coffee time!
July 25, 2013 - You are probably suffering from post-Tour withdrawal symptoms, but not to worry; EuroTrash is here to get you back into the real world. Greg Van Avermaet has won the Tour de Wallonie and it didn’t take long for Chris Froome to get his first post-Tour win. Lots of video, results and talk to get you to the weekend in EuroTrash Thursday. Coffee anyone?
July 22, 2013 - Chris Froome has his Tour de France win at last, maybe a year late, but he has it, better still he won an aggressive and exciting Tour. We have all the video, results and race quotes from the final days, throw in some funny stuff, the Tour de Wallonie and the Thüringen Rundfahrt to give us a full EuroTrash Monday. Don’t worry it’s La Vuelta a España soon, café con leche?
Race Report: Today was “Last Chance Saloon” for the top riders to change thing in the GC and that’s exactly how it panned out. Alberto Contador had a bad day and dropped off the Tour podium. Young Nairo Quintana won the stage and will have tears in the eyes of his family back in Cóbita for his second place overall.
Race Report: The French have not had a good Tour so far, but if you are going to win a stage it might as well be the one that crosses the Alpe d’Huez twice and become the hero of France. Meanwhile behind Christophe Riblon who was fighting for the stage win a hard battle amongst the GC riders saw yet another change in the overall with riders falling by the wayside.
July 18, 2013 - Paris is in sight, but there are still some very hard stages to come before that romp up and down the Champs-Élysées. As always we have all the bits of news from the French GT that you might have missed, plus results and race quotes. We also catch up with the Thüringen Rundfahrt and anything else we could find in this hectic last week of the Tour. A good coffee is a must to this morning.
Race Report:It’s a mid-length individual time trial today, 32kms, but it’s a real hard day in the saddle. There are enough traps for the unwary to get it really wrong, even if the distance shouldn’t open too many gaps.
Race Report: The stage after a rest day can be tricky for some riders, but Movistar’s Rui Costa had no problem’s escaping from the lead group to plummet down into Gap for victory. Behind him the star GC riders fought out for any spare seconds, but the main men are still together for the battle.
July 15, 2013 - So we head into the last week of the Tour with the Alps in front of us and Chris Froome has a handy lead, but “it’s not over till Paris” everyone is still saying. This has been a great Tour and we have all the results, video action and race quotes you need here in EuroTrash Monday. It’s not all Tour; we have a few other bits and pieces to go with your morning café au lait, bonjour!
Race Report: An exciting first day in the proper mountains and Sky’s Chris Froome unleashed the sort of offensive we knew he had in his armoury, the one he was held back from unleashing last year. All the other stars lost time; Contador was in trouble and Evans was well below his best. Today the brown stuff hit the fan in the 100th Tour de France.
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