Roglic retakes Red and how the Vuelta will play out, riders protest, Wout wants green

Look ahead to stage 12 and the rest of the Vuelta. Looking back, stage 8 reminded us that we don’t need to be worried about Roglic, it was just a bad day and what it proved was that teams need a jacket tutorial, jacket training camp, like for Jai Hindely in the giro, jackets haveContinue reading “Roglic retakes Red and how the Vuelta will play out, riders protest, Wout wants green”

EF is the first team to win in all three grand tours of 2020 – Woods takes stage 7 of the Vuelta.

Michael Woods won no friends as he sat on for the last several KM of stage 7 at the Vuelta joined by Valverde, Guilliame Martin, Omar Fraile, and Nans Peters. An interview on the rest day with Sepp Kuss paints a more optimistic picture for Primoz Roglic who showed signs of cracks on stage 6Continue reading “EF is the first team to win in all three grand tours of 2020 – Woods takes stage 7 of the Vuelta.”

Geoghegan Hart enters British cycling lore, Vuelta blows up

Tao Geoghegan Hart enters British cycling lore riding himself into the Maglia Rosa at the conclusion of the Giro in Milan. An incredible Giro for Ineos who won 7 stages and took the overall win. Sunweb flanked Tao taking 2nd and 3rd places overall as Kelderman gets his first grand tour podium finish of hisContinue reading “Geoghegan Hart enters British cycling lore, Vuelta blows up”

Maglia Rosa in a dead heat heading into Giro finale, crashes in the Vuelta GC

The Maglia Rosa competition is tied heading into the final stage for the first time in history. Geoghegan Hart and Hindley go into the final days time trial with a head to head battle for the jersey after going blow for blow on stage 20. It’s like deja vu all over again with these twoContinue reading “Maglia Rosa in a dead heat heading into Giro finale, crashes in the Vuelta GC”

Maglia Rosa changes hands on the Stelvio, Roglic holds red at La Vuelta

The Maglia Rosa changes hands to Wilko Kelderman on the Stelvio as thepodium sorts itself out. Sunweb sit 1-2 with Kelderman leading and Hindley just12 seconds behind. Just another 3 seconds back, however, if Ineos Tao GeogheganHart who is hungry for more than just the third step on the podium. Somequestionable race tactics as SunwebContinue reading “Maglia Rosa changes hands on the Stelvio, Roglic holds red at La Vuelta”

La Vuelta kicks off and COVID strikes again at the Giro

La Vuelta a Espana kicks off and it was a stage of far bigger consequence than anyone predicted. There were some non suprising things like Jumbo Visma controlling the group up the final climb and Primoz Roglic taking the stage win and red jersey. But there were some big suprises with Thibaut Pinot and ChrisContinue reading “La Vuelta kicks off and COVID strikes again at the Giro”

Vuelta a Espana Race Preview

Race preview of the 18 grueling stages of the 2020 vuelta a espana. We breakdown the favorites for the GC, the best teams and who’s out for the points jersey. Eyes are mostly on two teams, Jumbo Visma with returning champion Primoz Roglic as well as win hungry Tom Dumoulin who are coming with aContinue reading “Vuelta a Espana Race Preview”

Alaphilippe’s season ends abruptly at Flanders, 5 wins for Ineos, Almeida hangs on to the Maglia Rosa

Alaphilippe crashes out at Flanders as Wout Van Aert and Matheiu van der Poel spend a lovely afternoon enjoying each others company, with MVDP taking the sprint victory. Huge time gaps at the giro and a big shakeup in the GC as Almeida clings onto the Maglia Rosa in front of a charging Kelderman. TaoContinue reading “Alaphilippe’s season ends abruptly at Flanders, 5 wins for Ineos, Almeida hangs on to the Maglia Rosa”

Giro Stage 14 TT, Tour of Flanders

The Giro rolls on to the stage 14 ITT in Conegliano. Joao Almeida will look to extend his lead for the Maglia Rosa and even content for stage honors against the likes of favorite Filippo “Top” Ganna and Rohan Dennis. If one of the Ineos riders wins it will be 4 stage wins for IneosContinue reading “Giro Stage 14 TT, Tour of Flanders”

The Giro gets to rest day 1, and it’s a great day to be a Pedersen

The Giro gets to rest day 1 and we collectively hold our breathe to see if the race will continue. Assuming it does we take a look at the racing for the week ahead as the peloton rolls north up the eastern coast of Abruzzo and Emilia-Romagna before reaching Veneto on Friday. In other racingContinue reading “The Giro gets to rest day 1, and it’s a great day to be a Pedersen”