Tour de France 2017 : Stage 1 – Sky quickest off the mark

Stage 1 of the 2017 Tour de France threw up – and threw down – some surprises, the biggest surprise being local hero and world time trial champion Tony Martin (Katusha) could not best Sky’s Geraint Thomas in the 14km individual time trial and missed the opportunity to wear the first yellow jersey in Dusseldorf. He finished fourth, with Stefan Küng (BMC) and Vasili Kiryienka (Sky) taking second and third respectively. But that probably wasn’t the only surprise …
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#youngdudes June update: Hammering all the way to the nat champs

We’re heading to the start of the Tour de France where, unsurprisingly, none of our #youngdudes Owain Doull (Sky), Ruben Guerreiro (Trek-Segafredo) and Lennard Hofstede (Sunweb) will be riding. However, they’ve all been busy in June which culminated in last week-end’s national championships. But how have they all fared? Read on… Continue reading