Stage 16: Valloire to Ivrea, 238km, medium mountains Benat Intxausti (Movistar) won a three-man sprint ahead of Tanel Kangert (Astana) … Read More
The second week of the Giro has come and gone. And we’ve seen the two most famous British cyclists have … Read More
Regular followers of VeloVoices will know that I’m quite a big fan of Mark Cavendish – the term ‘man-crush’ is … Read More
Stage 16: Valloire to Ivrea, 238km, medium mountains I have a picture in my head of the race organisers putting … Read More
Panache and Tim chew over an intriguing middle week of the Giro which saw Mark Cavendish pass 100 not out, … Read More
Tejay van Garderen took his first major stage race general classification victory with an impressive all-round performance in stifling heat … Read More
A nice little piece on Mark Cavendish by Cyclingnews where he talks about his most memorable victories, chess and dancing.
As part of #CavDay, here’s a little video from OPQS recorded after Scheldeprijs (where Cavendish was second to Marcel Kittel). Cav reflects on the race and family life with Peta Todd and daughter Delilah, whose first birthday it was that day.
To celebrate Mark Cavendish‘s 28th birthday, we’re devoting #CavDay to the Manx Missile. Here’s the man off the bike, sporting the rainbow jersey of the 2011 World Champion while clutching baby Delilah. Isn’t he sweet?
Ivan Basso‘s withdrawal from the Giro with injury means there are now only four former winners still in the race: Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp, 2012), Michele Scarponi (Lampre-Merida, 2011), Danilo di Luca (Vini Fantini-Selle Italia, 2007) and Stefano Garzelli (Vini Fantini, 2000).
An omen? Not only was the Tour de Romandie the first career WorldTour victory for Chris Froome, but the previous two winners of the race have gone on to take the overall at the Tour de France: Cadel Evans (2011) and Bradley Wiggins (2012).