I find most time trials snoozeville but not this one. Vincenzo Nibali has enough of a cushion to be unreachable … Continue reading
This was supposed to be a routine flat stage, a pause for breath between Pyrenean pain and the long time … Continue reading
After the gruelling Pyrenean stages, it could be a time for the sprinters to make an appearance. Remember them?
Taking his opportunities as they arose, Vincenzo Nibali conquered the Hautacam and took his fourth victory – the last man to … Continue reading
The final day in the Pyrenees is a day of last chances. The last chance for those GC hopefuls without a good … Continue reading
Rafal Majka rode away from everyone to take his second solo stage win of the Tour, tightening his grip on … Continue reading
This is a brilliant edition of the GreenEdge&Ham’s backstage pass. Before, during and after Stage 18, including an on-bike camera sequence of a high-speed descent. If you’re prone to motion sickness, you might want to take some dramamine before watching this!
Could you imagine burning so much energy that you need 9,000 calories a day to keep the engine running? It’s a dream of mine, really. Well, if you’re a pro cyclist riding the Tour de France, this is how you do it while being on the road for over 6 hours a day.
Video via GCN
You all know how much we love Jered and Ashley Gruber and their work. They’ve been busy this Tour with race footage, behind the scenes with the IAM Cats and this – behind the scenes on Stage 17 with the Garmin boys. Enjoy!
Artist Greig Leach has been making quite a splash with his vibrant paintings of the stages of this year’s Tour de France. In fact, he’s even putting together a book of his paintings with text from our very own VeloVoice, Sheree, and here is your chance to pre-order.
Can’t help but love Emily Maye’s TdF Stage 2 gallery. She’s taken some incredible shots of the riders and the crowds. A wonderful selection. Visit the gallery here.
We love Emily Maye’s photography – her work is wonderfully evocative and has a rare eloquence. And now that rare eloquence will be on the walls of Beach London Gallery for all to see in her one-woman exhibition, open from 2 July. Visit the Beach London website for all the deets. There’s an opening party (of sorts) tonight (1 July) from 6-9pm. See you there?
Read our interview with Emily from 2012 to get in the mood!
“Riders like me and Cancellara don’t think about the points, just the win.”
Vincenzo Nibali bemoans the lack of fierce joy in the riders of the peloton, many of whom he believes play it safe and ride just for points, not the win.
When asked what animal he would like to be, Bernie Eisel answered ‘My cat. She has the best life you can imagine!’
I happen to know that there are a whole lotta ladies out there who would kill to be Bernie’s cat. I’ll leave that there …
Here is Team Sky’s 20 Questions to the Ladies Favourite