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”
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”
A burner from start to finish, begining with Bora-Hansgrohe pulling the peloton in support of Peter Sagan, dropping top sprinters including Sam Bennett, and setting Peter up to regain the green Jersey. Then the GC favorites took over, breaking apart the race in the cross winds. Top 10 favorites such as Tadej Pogacar, Mikel Landa,Continue reading “A day of flying: Stage 7 Recap”
The breakaway takes the day, a big win for Alexey Lutsenko, Greg Van Avermaet another podium finish and american Neilson Powless 4th on his 24th. Alaphilippe shows he would otherwise still wear yellow and we start to wonder when Sagan will wear green again.
Stage 5 went from zero to 100 real quick. The first stage without a breakaway since atleast 2008 saved all the drama for the final KM’s and after the conclusion of the race. Ineos attacked to try and break up the peloton, which ultimately cracked the likes of Ewan, Nizzolo and Viviani, setting up WoutContinue reading “Alaphilippe out of yellow at the Tour de France and new shoulders for the green jersey”
Julian Alaphilippe successfully defends the yellow jersey and while there are not big time gaps, some riders already are showing strength and cracks, we break down what we saw on stage 4. Then we look ahead to a sprinters day on stage 5, including the fight for the green jersey competition which is currently tiedContinue reading “Tour de France: Stage 4 Recap and Preview of Stages 5 & 6”
Caleb Ewan flies to a sprint win and Julian Alaphilippe brightens a rainy stage wearing the yellow Jersey once again.
Guest Andy Craze joins us to talk about what we’ve seen during the first two days of the tour, Alaphilippe in Yellow, dynamics in the peloton, and what we can look forward to for the rest of the Tour. Exciting and gripping cycling during the first two days with crashes impacting Ineos, Jumbo Visma andContinue reading “Tour de France: Stages 1 & 2”