The Tour is well underway and it has had its fair share of crashes and controversy in only a few stages. As you would guess there is soo much Euro Tour Trash out there, but we have got our hands dirty and sifted through to find the juicy bits! And anything else interesting that might be happening.
Say Arrivederci to the Giro as it’s almost Bonjour to Le Tour. We’ve got the latest on the ASO/UCI punch-up as well as the tune up events in Luxembourg and France. Stateside, it’s Philly and a full-up Nature Valley as well as Johan serving up some bedtime reading. It’s a global ET and it’s full today.
When I first started riding I remember people telling me “if you want to get fast, you have to ride with people who are better than you.” Seems to make sense right? Well… does it? Maybe it isn’t that simple. I say it depends on who you are riding with… like Didier Rous & Laurent Lefevre of Bouygues Telecom.
Women’s racing in North America may not have the same profile as the men, but if anything this only fuels the ladies’ desires to improve their lot by proving to fans and sponsors they’re every bit as worthy of attention. The BMW-Bianchi squad is proof you can build a competitive team with racers who actually have ‘real’ jobs…