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”

Week 1 at the Giro, Paris-Roubaix cancelled and seasons are ending

Week 1 at the Giro had a surprise at every stage. Demare already has 3 wins and a 50 piont lead in the points jersey and we will now see what chaos unfolds as we head into the second week. Paris-Roubaix is cancelled as COVID cases surge in northern France and a number of ridersContinue reading “Week 1 at the Giro, Paris-Roubaix cancelled and seasons are ending”

Embarrassment for Alaphilippe at Liege-Bastogne-Liege and opening weekend of the Giro

Six and a half hours of racing ends with embarrassment for Julian Alaphilippe as celebreates too early, losing the race to Primoz Roglic and ultimately being relegated to 5th place for his improper sprint line. The Giro opened this weekend with big time dents into major GC contenders, with Nibali, Fuglsang, and Kruijswijk losing overContinue reading “Embarrassment for Alaphilippe at Liege-Bastogne-Liege and opening weekend of the Giro”

Giro d’Italia preview, why Hirschi will win worlds in 2021 and the competition for ugliest bike

A preview of the race favorites for the Giro d’Italia. Why history tells us that Marc Hirschi’s win at La Fleche Wallonne makes him the favorite for next years UCI world championship road race. We also look in awe at the ugly bikes and kits rolled out this week by EF Education, Ineos and JulianContinue reading “Giro d’Italia preview, why Hirschi will win worlds in 2021 and the competition for ugliest bike”

UCI World Championships Men’s Road Race Results – Julian Alaphilippe wins rainbow

Julian Alaphilippe is the 2020 UCI World Champion! He’s won 5 stages of the Tour de France, Strade Bianche, Milan-Sanremo, La Fleche Wallonne, San Sebastian, been 17 days in yellow and now will wear rainbow as the World Champion. The French have a world champion for the first time in 23 years, first since LaurentContinue reading “UCI World Championships Men’s Road Race Results – Julian Alaphilippe wins rainbow”