Besuited pro cyclists in Paris in October? It can only mean one thing. YES! It’s time for Tour de France supremo Monsieur Prudhomme to reveal exactly what they have to face come next July. It has all the right tingles so let’s have a look at highlights of the parcours and the fashion.
Monthly Archives: October 2017
VeloVoices Podcast 112: The Dark, Dashing Dutchman and the Falling Leaves.
In our 112th episode, Midge, Kathi, and Chris (yes, he’s alive) begin by reminiscing about the UCI World Championships in Bergen, Norway. They then discuss the final monument of the season, Il Lombardia. Finally, they conclude with the list of riders who have impressed them most this season! Warning: Man Crush Alert! Continue reading
Il Lombardia 2017: The Shark takes final Monument of the season
The Race of the Falling Leaves is a bittersweet race, really. Sweet because it’s one of the most beautiful races, with plenty of excitement to accompany its travel-porn shots of Lake Como; bitter because it’s the last Monument of the season, and, for VeloVoices, it’s the last race we cover in the season. Oh, and because George Clooney hasn’t invited us over to his Lake Como villa. But Vincenzo Nibali didn’t care about any of that – he did what he does best. Took the race by the scruff of the neck and finished solo for the win. Julian Alaphilippe descended like a stone for second and Gianni Moscon filled out the podium.