VeloVoices Awards 2018: Breakthrough Rider

New names scoring a maiden win. Familiar names making a mark in their first Grand Tour or stepping up their game from their first. Whatever the reason, these are the young guns that have forced their way into the minds of the VeloVoices. Let us know if we haven’t included yours and VOTE NOW!

Previous winners: 2012 – Taylor Phinney; 2013 – Nairo Quintana; 2014 – Michal Kwiatkowski; 2015 – Esteban Chaves; 2016 – Adam Yates & Leah Kirchmann; 2017- Coryn Rivera

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Tour de France 2018 Stage 19: Roglic rides to podium; Thomas stays on top

It was the final mountain stage of the 2018 Tour de France, with six (6!) categorised climbs, including the iconic HC Cols des Tourmalet and Aubisque. It was the time to attack the Skytrain if possible – and attacks came thick and fast. In the end, it was JumboBee Primoz Roglic, whose explosive attacks and breathtaking descent to the finish knocked Chris Froome out of third and sets up an exciting final ITT tomorrow. Geraint Thomas never looked in trouble and sprinted for second, extending his lead by a few precious seconds.

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