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”

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”