The Tour de France is full of wonderful imagery, so to celebrate the 100th edition I’ve created some pop-art featuring some of the stars who will help write the story of this monumental race. Here’s a gallery of nine of the men who we are hoping will light up the general classification. Enjoy! Continue reading
ITV’s Ned Boulting caught up with stage two winner Jan Bakelants and asked him what he’d have said if someone had told him at breakfast that he would win the day’s stage and be wearing the yellow jersey:
“I’d say ‘You’re mad, shut up, go away! If you say this once again I’ll punch you in the face. But now I’m here in this incredibly beautiful jersey. Tonight I dress in this to sleep.'”
You can see why he’s Jens Voigt’s roommate, can’t you?
Stage 3: Ajaccio to Calvi, 145.5km, medium mountain
Have the Tour organisers taken a leaf out of Michele Acquarone’s Giro road book? Today is another day of climbing as the peloton winds its way through the rough, narrow little roads along the west coast of the island. Continue reading