There’s a sad sort of clanking from the clock in the hall at VeloVoices Towers, which regretfully tells us it’s time to bid farewell, so long and adieu to some peloton favourites. Here is our list of nominees for the lifetime achievement award and it’s chock-full of deserving candidates and persuasive arguments. And one very, very controversial outlier. Vote now – and if you think we’ve missed someone off, write them in!
Chris Froome wasn’t the only grand tour winner to start his season down under this year. Now 34 years old, the former Giro d’Italia winner (2004) Damiano Cunego debuted his second season with Nippo-Vini Fantini at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race and the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. While Froome is now training in South Africa, Cunego is back racing on home soil. Continue reading
From boiling hot to apocalyptic rain, the weather wasn’t the only thing that was a surprise in this stage. Winner Anacona lived up to his name and took the stage while Alberto Contador‘s attack put Nairo Quintana in red.