I’ve been chasing Cote d’Azur based 26-year-old Rudy Molard for an interview for almost three years. It was only when we spoke at length that I realised he’d not been playing hard to get. He’s shy, very modest and simply couldn’t understand why we might be interested in learning more about him! One of the many reasons we love cyclists. Continue reading
Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) seized the chance of a lifetime to claim the coolest trophy in bike racing: the Tirreno-Adriatico trident. The Belgian backed up a triumphant stage 1 team time trial with a cunning win on stage 6 to take the maglia azzurra, then produced a gutsy final time trial to defend it by just one second (!) from Tinkoff’s Peter Sagan. The last stage also saw Tirreno’s best young rider Bob Jungels (Etixx-Quick Step) leap from 4th to claim the third step on the podium.
Qatar served up a stage of all change with heartbreak on the side. While over in Catalan new event on the block, La Méditerranéenne, kicked off by making history. It’s a FINAL KILOMETRE filled with drama!