It was a busy week in cycling – we had race overlapping race overlapping race overlapping an Hour record. Hard to keep up – lucky we have the Twitterstream to dive into! This week, we have Kittel, Wiggins and the crowds at Tour de Yorkshire; Cav, Greipel and great photos from Tour of Turkey; lots of one-offs in the gruppetto and a special section for the irrepressible Ted King. Continue reading
A parcours crammed full of challenging short, sharp climbs produced a rollercoaster of a race, with the yellow jersey being passed from rider to rider like a hot potato. But when an exhilarating week of racing came to an end on the streets of London, the winner was not Bradley Wiggins or Michal Kwiatkowski or one of the host of marquee names but Dutch neo-pro Dylan van Baarle, who held his nerve on the final day to announce himself to the cycling world with no small amount of panache.