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”

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”

FEEDZONE: Roasting the UCI – Because, why not?

Welcome to the FEEDZONE, a break from normal racing coverage. We are heading into one of the most exciting weekends of the year for professional cycling, the UCI world championships where we will learn who gets to wear the coveted rainbow jersey in their respective discipline next year on their sleeves forever. BUT, let’s notContinue reading “FEEDZONE: Roasting the UCI – Because, why not?”

2020 UCI World Championships Preview and Predictions

It’s time for the 2020 UCI world championships! Odd to be just one week after the tour and before either the Giro or Veulta but its 2020 and here we are. The championships take place in Imola, Italy after Switzerland announced their cancellation of the event due to Coronavirus restrictions. We are looking at twoContinue reading “2020 UCI World Championships Preview and Predictions”

2020 Tour de France: Pogacar wins & the tour by the numbers

Today we wrap up the tour, the weapons were put down. They took down the finish line on the Planche de Belle Fille, FDJ visiting Pinots goats. Sagan conceded green. Roglic slept on his defeat. It was all smiles and pageantry on the roads to Paris. Familiar scenes of the Yellow jersey team with teammatesContinue reading “2020 Tour de France: Pogacar wins & the tour by the numbers”

Tour de France stage 20: Pogacar turns the tour on its head and Porte reaches the podium

He is the white jersey, polka dot jersey, yellow jersey, the maillot jaune, he is the youngest winner of a stage of the Tour de France (and he has three of them) and the youngest ever champion of the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar has turned the race upside down today. Full breakdown of theContinue reading “Tour de France stage 20: Pogacar turns the tour on its head and Porte reaches the podium”

Tour de France Stage 19: The green jersey wraps up and final countdown on yellow

Stage 19 of the Tour de France was the final chance for Peter Sagan and his Bora Hansgrohe team to reel in Sam Bennett to give Peter at shot at his 8th green jersey. Some bad luck for the team with a bee sting to the mouth of Lukas Postlberger caused him to abandon. JustContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 19: The green jersey wraps up and final countdown on yellow”

Tour de France Stage 18: Ineos gets redemption, Landa attacks and the podium settles in

Tour de France stage 18 was one for Ineos. After several days of attacking by Richard Carapaz, today he and Michal Kwiatkowski got away and won the stage. It was a special moment for them as they entered the final kilometers knowing that nobody could challenge them. They even seemed unsure of what to do,Continue reading “Tour de France Stage 18: Ineos gets redemption, Landa attacks and the podium settles in”