By the power of the TRIDENT!!!! The traditional coast-to-coast, pre-Giro tune up is upon us. Seven arduous stages await the riders before one can claim the second best trophy in all of cycling. First obstacle? The team-time trial.
VeloVoices recently renewed its acquaintance with BMC’s Damiano Caruso at the Santos Tour Down Under won by teammate Richie Porte who turned up at the event looking lean, mean, motivated and loaded for bear, as did his team-mates. Continue reading
Often a bridesmaid in this event, Richie Porte (BMC) laid to rest demons in finally winning the Santos Tour Down Under. He took emphatic victories with stunning solo attacks on both summit stages, including his fourth consecutive victory atop Willunga Hill, to end the race 48secs and 51secs ahead of Esteban Chaves and Jay McCarthy respectively. In July, will we look back on this triumph as the first step towards Porte’s successful assault on the Tour? Continue reading