The drama, the passion, the sitting on the edge of your seat, unable to tear your eyes away from events unfolding on the television. As Midge is so fond of saying, bike racing has to sing to your soul. Why else would we spend hours thinking and talking about it? Here’s our selection of gasp-out-loud moments – let us know yours in the comments. VOTE NOW!
Previous winners: 2015 – Taylor Phinney’s return; 2016 – Chris Froome and Peter Sagan breakaway; 2017 – not awarded
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It was a big win for Richie Porte (BMC) as he took the GC in the 2018 edition of Tour de Suisse, a race which shared many traits with last week’s Criterium du Dauphiné, that other Tour de France warm-up race. There was a decisive team time trial, some big climbing battles and some tantalising glimpses of form. Let the recap begin!
No other race on the calender captures my imagination like L’Enfer du Nord. The brutality, the drama, the history, everything fascinates me – I’d swap the hellingen of the Ronde for these pavé secteurs any day of the week. Continue reading →