Today’s cobbled stage had been tipped as one of the defining stages of this year’s Tour, not least because of what happened last year. Although in the end, nothing changed for the Big Four, Tony Martin (Etixx-Quick Step) took the race by the scruff of the neck and rode into the yellow jersey from 3km out. Continue reading
It’s only been three stages so far in the 2015 Tour de France but so much has happened – good, bad and ugly – it’s downright Dickensian. We’ve had #HardAsNails, young cubs and the pride of an old lion who lost, won and lost again. It’s a long one, this week, so settle back with a drink as we go from the presentation to the hospital. Continue reading
They’ve battled crosswinds, they’ve attacked the Mur – today the riders gird their loins for a rumble across Roubaix cobbles. #StayAlert!