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.
Sports governing body reaches 75,000 members milestone. British Cycling’s membership has surpassed 75,000, soaring by over 50% since Sir Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France in July last year, the sports governing body announced today.
Another great video from Viral Verse: Chris Froome gave an interview to the Times saying his target is to win the Tour de France for the next 6 or 7 years. Can he do it? It's a controversial statement - Wiggins is out of the Tour this year due to injury - but he'll be back.
June 10, 2013 - The Tour de France GC hopefuls are at full gas; the Critérium du Dauphiné finished on Sunday and the Tour de Suisse has another week to go. Chris Froome has put himself in the driving seat with his win in France, but Paris is a long way away. Loads of other stuff with video, results and what the riders are saying. A big coffee for a big EuroTrash Monday.
Chris Froome and Team Sky made an emphatic statement at the Criterium du Dauphine as the Brit won stage five to move into the race lead.
June 6, 2013 - The Tour de France rehearsal race, the Critérium du Dauphiné, is hoting up with “new boy” on the block; Rohan Dennis showing the future and taking charge of the overall. From the old order; Stuart O’Grady has signed up for yet another season, 40 years old and still going. All the results, video and rider comments fill today’s EuroTrash Thursday. You know the drill; get the coffee!