We caught up with FDJ sprinter Sebastien Chavanel after he returned from his first trip to the Middle East and the Tour of Oman. For a rider who’s more used to nights spent in French hotel chains, this was a week in the lap of luxury with plenty of enthusiastic support from the locals.
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On tour with Sophie Chavanel: Tales from the 100th Tour de France
While our thoughts are turning towards the final grand tour of the year, we’re still keen to hear about the Tour de France from the perspective of Sophie Chavanel, physiotherapist at FDJ, who shares her experiences and insights from a challenging and ultimately disappointing Tour for the team.
I’m back from the Tour! A little delayed. Sorry! Continue reading
TdF stage 16: Costa makes the Gap while Contador plays mind games
Stage 16: Vaison-la-Romaine to Gap, 168km
On a day when Movistarlet Rui Costa took his second career Tour stage, Chris Froome found out that he hadn’t done enough on Ventoux to make Alberto Contador think resistance is futile.