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Tuesday July 16, 2019
It’s easy to become enamoured with the latest piece of training advice, or the new gadget adorning your team-mates machine, but which aspects of your training are the most important according to the evidence? Many things have changed over the years.
Monday July 15, 2019
Kelowna, BC’s Jordan Cheyne, riding for Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling, can now add his name to those engraved on the Hans Steida Memorial Trophy as he dominated the 2019 edition of the road race, breaking away from a group of seven with just over 40 kilometres left.
Monday July 15, 2019
Stage Report: Cross-wind chaos! The damage to the overall placings today was not caused by mountains or crashes, but the invisible enemy - The wind. The race split with Jumbo-Visma's Wout Van Aert in the front group and the cross champ took some big scalps in the sprint. Losers on the day: Pinot, Landa and Bennett.
Monday July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019 - The Tour de France excitement is here in EUROTRASH Monday - Full catch up with results and video. Plus the Tour of Austria final. Johan Bruyneel's Book on Doping - Top Story. Race news from Utah, Colorado, Adriatica Ionica and the Tour Down Under. Bigla extends sponsorship, Patrick Müller to retire and behind the scenes at the Tour with CCC video.
Sunday July 14, 2019
Stage Report: There was no fairytale for France as South Africa's Daryl Impey won stage 9 of the Tour de France in Brioude on Sunday - Bastille Day. After more than 170 kilometres, the South African was the best of a big break. Impey beat Tiesj Benoot after the two broke away from their fellow escapees on the final climb. Julian Alaphilippe finish with the peloton to keep his overall lead.
Sunday July 14, 2019
Author Peter Cossins describes in his history of that first 1903 Tour de France, the inelegantly titled “Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep,” the original Tour de France, something totally new and untried and flawed in many ways, “should be considered as one of the greatest events in sporting history.”
Saturday July 13, 2019
Stage Report: Stage 8 was a big game of cat and mouse and the mouse was Thomas de Gendt (Lotto Soudal), the cats were Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) and Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ), followed by a pack of more cats. De Gendt attacked his companions, behind; Alaphilippe and Pinot chased, but he held on for the win. Alaphilippe has the yellow jersey back on his shoulders.
Saturday July 13, 2019
Tour Photo and Video Gallery: Seven stages down and thousands of images shot of the first week of what's been an exciting 2019 Tour de France... thank goodness. We've picked some of the coolest images of the French Grand Tour to present in our 'Tour First Week Gallery'.
Friday July 12, 2019
Stage Report: The longest stage of the 2019 Tour de France came down to a bunch sprint. In a close call, the powerful Dutchman, Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma) got the nod from the judges just ahead of Lotto Soudal's Caleb Ewan and points leader, Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe). Trek-Segafredo's Giulio Ciccone held his overall lead.
Friday July 12, 2019
Today a 'Readers' Rig' with a difference, not so much a tech description, but a love note to a dear, dear friend. Ryan Hamilton in Wisconsin has fallen head-over-heels with his LeMond that he bought in 2007 and this is the story of his love affair in his own words.
Thursday July 11, 2019
Stage Report: On the tough finalé of stage 6, Dylan Teuns fought his way over the gravel road to cross La Planche des Belles Filles finish line first. The BahrainMerida rider defeated his Italian co-escapee, Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) after an exciting duel. The Italian maybe didn't win the stage, but he captured the yellow jersey from Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) by 6 seconds.
Thursday July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 - The excitement has been high in the Tour - We catch up with the last three stages with reports and video. Plus the Tour of Austria and BC Superweek. Top Story - 2025 Grand Départ in Amsterdam. Other news: No Katusha in 2020, contracts for Sénéchal and Steels, Arctic Race, EuroTrack19, Adriatica Ionica, BinckBank/BEAT and Wahoo/Sufferfest and Tastes of Le Tour.
Wednesday July 10, 2019
Stage Report: Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won the 5th stage of the Tour de France in Colmar. The triple World champion was the fastest in the sprint from a peloton thinned by the climbs. Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) finished in 2nd place, with European champion Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) in 3rd. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) retained the yellow jersey.
Wednesday July 10, 2019
Tour Rider Interview: As the 2019 Tour de France hots up, Ed Hood talks to the first North American to wear the Tour de France yellow jersey - Canada's Alex Stieda. The coveted Maillot Jaune wasn't on his shoulders for long, but that claim is set in the stone of cycling history for ever.
Tuesday July 9, 2019
Stage Report: Elia Viviani won the fourth stage in the Tour de France in Nancy in the expected sprint finish. The Deceuninck - Quick-Step rider was the fastest sprinter after 213.5 kilometres, ahead of Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) and Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal). The leader's jersey remains on the shoulders of Julian Alaphilippe, who had a fairly calm day.
Tuesday July 9, 2019
Tour Caravan PeloPics: The Tour de France publicity caravan is the hight point of the race for many people, after the riders of course. It's not just the free gifts thrown out by the girls and boys atop the different vehicles, but all the noise and excitement building up to the main act of the day.
Tuesday July 9, 2019
Toolbox: I was a speaker last week at the Science & Cycling conference in Brussels. One of the talks I found fascinating was by Koen Pelgrim from Deceuninck - Quick-Step, all about the TTT testing that they have done. He shared some interesting info on what they've learned from wind tunnel and real world testing.
Monday July 8, 2019
Stage Report: Julian Alaphilippe won a lively stage 3 of the Tour de France into Epernay and took the yellow jersey. The Deceuninck - Quick-Step Frenchman was the best after 215 kilometres with a tough finalé. Jumbo-Visma's Mike Teunissen couldn't hold the action on the short, steep climbs and lost his yellow jersey after two days.
Monday July 8, 2019
July 08, 2019 - Two stages into the 2019 Tour and we have all the action and results. Plus the Tour of Austria and the Tour de Delta. Changes at Lotto Soudal, Philippe Gilbert to jump ship? - Top Story. Other news: Lotto Soudal sponsorship, Bahrain-Merida with Rudy Project, Renshaw retire, new CUBE for Wanty, Sunweb and BinckBank, Boonen and Chavanel and Vuelta etapa.
Sunday July 7, 2019
Stage Report: On the second day of the 2019 Tour de France; Jumbo-Visma dominated the team time trial in Brussels. The team covered the 27.6 kilometers through the Belgian capital in the fastest time to keep the yellow jersey on the shoulders of Mike Teunissen. Ineos held the lead from the first to finish till the Dutch team beat them by 20 seconds.