Tour de France 2017 : Stage 15 – Mollema solos to stage win; Froome put under pressure

Just when you’re lulled into a ‘ho-hum, this stage isn’t much’ attitude, all hell breaks loose in this year’s Tour de France. Stage 15 was one for the break and Bauke Mollema read the script correctly and came away with his first Tour de France stage win (and Trek-Segafredo’s first in this Tour). In the GC, Chris Froome miraculously withstands an Ag2r onslaught to stay in yellow.

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Final KM: La Mediterraneenne St4, Clasica Almeria, Trofeo Laigueglia

Jan Bakelants on the podium at La Med, Leigh Howard defying the wind at Clasica Almeria and a feisty Andrea Fedi in the hills of Italy. To paraphrase the ‘Walrus of Luurve’ –  it’s your first, your last, your everything!

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VeloVoices Advent Calendar 1: A Kiss for Luck

This year, I asked five of my favourite photographers to pick five photographs each to make a virtual Advent Calendar. We kick the festive season off with Marshall Kappel. I find Marshall’s vibrant, saturated colour bordering on the hyper-real, his monochrome photographs luscious in their deep blacks and snowy whites and his style so individual, I could pick out one of his photographs on a magazine cover from a mile away!  Continue reading