VeloVoices Awards 2016: Heartbreaking Moment of the Year

With every spinetingler, there must be an equal and opposite heartbreaker. This new category is for the riders who gave everything and got pipped at the post. Who made one small mistake and lost the big prize. Who ended the race with that stricken look on their face. Their time has come …
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Il Lombardia 2016: Chaves swipes the sprint in season’s final Monument

One man had a smile as big as the sun, one had tears streaming down his face, the third just gritted his teeth. It was the Race of the Falling Leaves, the last Monument of the season and Esteban Chaves (Orica-BikeExchange) let Diego Rosa (Astana) and Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) think it was between the two of them before he came screeching up the left hand side to take the Il Lombardia victory in a three-man sprint. A great finish for the little kangaroo’s great season.  Continue reading