From Jens Voigt taking the polka dot jersey to Fabian Cancellara trying to sprint his way to victory in the final kilometre, the first stage of this year’s Tour was full of surprises. Not least that the Duchess of Cambridge didn’t award the yellow jersey to Mark Cavendish but to Marcel Kittel, the big German with hair like Vanilla Ice. Continue reading
#CapsNotHats – and this is one lovely cycling cap from Cycloramic.cc.
Force d’Une Femme cap, produced in collaboration with @LinoCycles, commemorates the first edition of ‘La Course’ women’s race at this year’s Tour de France. A snip at £16.
The hype around the Yorkshire start should mean that the roadside for the entire stage is packed with cycling fans, old and new. It’s lumpy in the middle but a bunch sprint, albeit a technical one, is predicted when the peloton hits Harrogate. Continue reading