Tour de France 2020 : Stage 3 – Caleb Ewan Threads The Needle

Stage 3 of the 2020 Tour de France was a quiet day for the peloton after a weekend of ups and downs. And no team had quite the downs as Lotto Soudal, who lost both Philippe Gilbert and John Degenkolb to injury on the first stage. But a thinned-out team wasn’t going to stop Caleb Ewan from snagging his fourth career Tour stage win today in a hotly contested bunch sprint. Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quickstep) hung on for second and the European champion, NTT’s Giacomo Nizzolo, crossed the line third. No change in the GC so Julian Alaphilippe spends another day in yellow.

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VeloVoices Podcast 156: Citroëns pulling strange moves and throwing out sausages

The 2020 Tour de France is on and cycling is going at hyper-speed through the season. Kathi, Midge, Luke and Euan make sense (!) of all the goings-on and run their eyes over the first couple of Tour stages. Subjects for discussion:

  • The August transfers that have caught our eyes
  • All the National Championship winners you can shake a stick at
  • Who’s not at the Tour
  • What happened at the Tour in Stages 1 and 2 
  • The Tour stages that are coming up

Plus which ex-rider now looks like a trucker, which rider’s shorts showed more than is modest and how many stages of the Tour need to happen before we have a real winner?

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