Tour Tweets of the Week: The best of times, the worst of times

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

Tour de France preview: Stage 1

“Are you ready?… I said, are you READY?… I can’t hear you at the back! … ARE YOU READY?”

The bikes are pimped, the riders are primed, the buzz has reached fever pitch. It can only mean one thing – it’s time for Le Tour to rock and roll. Three weeks of high stress, edge-of-the seat action and stunning scenery await us between Utrecht and Paris. Sit back and enjoy the ride, people, it’s going to be a thriller.

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Giro Tweets of the Week: Oleg’s toy, FlechaWatch, Podiums aplenty

The first nine days of the Giro have been jam-packed with action – and stories. Last week seems to have been all about paradoxes – the good and the bad, the mouthy and the silent, the boring and the restful – in the form of Contador, Formolo, Flecha, Cipollini, Dowsett and Sagan (among others).
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