Tour de France Stage 17: Superman Lopez takes the win, Bernal abandons and Roglic steps closer to Paris

Egan Bernal was down, now he’s out, the decision to abandon made by his team director and in his best interest. Surely many of us wanted him to stay in out of respect for his teammates and the race itself, but his injuries are starting to impact him. “I was suffering all day with backContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 17: Superman Lopez takes the win, Bernal abandons and Roglic steps closer to Paris”

Tour de France Stage 16: Bora gets its win and Pogacar shows he will always attack

The Peloton passes its COVID test and the tour continues. A day for the breakaway a strong 23 man group got outfront and it was a day for the best of them. Lennard Kaemna took the win over Ineos’ Richard Carapaz, his first grand tour win which follows his 2nd place on stage 13 andContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 16: Bora gets its win and Pogacar shows he will always attack”

Tour de France Stage 15: Bernal cracks and the GC is shaken up

Joined by special guest Andy Craze. Stage 15 was of massive impact to this years Tour de France. Egan Bernal cracked at the start of the Grand Colombier and is yellow jersey hopes are lost. Tadej Pogacar wins another stage with Primoz Roglic right on his heels. Richie Porte shows that he is here withContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 15: Bernal cracks and the GC is shaken up”

Tour de France Stage 14: Peter Sagan closes, Sunweb wins, attention turns to Colombia

Disaster for France Continues, Peter Sagan closes the gap, Sunweb wins again, and the Colombian climbers eye tomorrows stage on the Grand Colombier. Romain Bardet got bad news overnight following his crash with an MRI revealing small hemhorraging requiring him to withdraw from the tour, he will be on rest for as long as needed.Continue reading “Tour de France Stage 14: Peter Sagan closes, Sunweb wins, attention turns to Colombia”

Tour de France Stage 13: Dani Martinez saves his tour, Roglic extends his lead

Stage 13 of the Tour de France – Dani Martinez got into the very strong breakaway and was able to pull off the victory despite being outnumbered battling again Schachmann and Kamna of Bora-Hansgrohe. It was far behind that the drama really unfolded with a complete undoing of our French hopefuls Romain Bardet and GuillameContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 13: Dani Martinez saves his tour, Roglic extends his lead”

Tour de France Stage 12: Hirschi gets his and the Tour gets a (COVID) reset

Hirschi got his!! Just two weeks after his 22nd birthday Marc Hirschi has his first professional victory, and its at the Tour de France! Incredible tour for Hirschi who has three podium finishes in the tour already. The tour gets a COVID-19 reset – When the teams get tested during the second rest day anyContinue reading “Tour de France Stage 12: Hirschi gets his and the Tour gets a (COVID) reset”

Tour de France Stage 11: Green stays in Ireland, Ewan wins his 2nd

A photo finish with 4 riders! 1) Ewan 2) Sagan 3) Bennett 4) Van Aert. A less nervous day in the peloton but we see many GC teams losing key supporters as we head into the mountains over the next few days, which will surely impact the racers. But today was a battle for green.Continue reading “Tour de France Stage 11: Green stays in Ireland, Ewan wins his 2nd”

Tour de France Stage 10: A win for Ireland and Sam Bennett takes green

The rest day proved to be one of the most stressful days as everyone waited with angst to see if any positive COIVD tests would return. Miraculously – No riders tested positive. 4 staff members, 1 each from Ineos, Mitchelton-Scott, Cofidis, and AG2R) as well as race director Christian Prudhomme. The race itself was flying,Continue reading “Tour de France Stage 10: A win for Ireland and Sam Bennett takes green”

Sights, sounds and stories of the first 9 stages of the Tour de France

We’ve made it to the first rest day of the 2020 Tour de France. We breakdown all the sights, sounds, and stories that have defined the first 9 stages of the tour. Review who’s up and who’s down, how all the top GC contenders are stacking up, and look ahead to the stages the remainContinue reading “Sights, sounds and stories of the first 9 stages of the Tour de France”