After two weeks of bike racing in France next July, the GC should still be up in the air, but a little trip to the Pyrenees should settle any and all GC issues. Ask any experienced Grand Tour rider and they’ll tell you that the race is won in the last week – and the closing week of the 2010 Tour is not for the faint hearted!
It's Friday, and we're back to the business of sifting through the possibilities of the 2010 Tour de France. For this final day of the work week, we're taking a closer look at Week #2, which means taking a closer look at the Alps: a vastly toned down version of the Alps, but the Alps nonetheless. Read on!
Now that the first rush of Tour de France route presentation hysteria has passed, let's take a slightly calmer, more methodical look at what we'll find over three big weeks of racing in France next July. This will be a three-part series with one week going to each of the next three days. We'll get it started with the traditionally wild and crazy Week 1.