Tour de France 2019: Stage 21 – Ewan Takes A Hat Trick, Bernal Brings Home Yellow

Phew. The 2019 Tour de France has concluded, and what a race it has been! It has been a roller coaster of excitement, tears, and everything else in between. It has been the best Tour de France edition that many of us have ever witnessed.

As in customary, the race concluded in Paris with a sprint on the Champs-Élysées. In what has long been considered the World Championship for sprinters, Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) was the final rider to raise his hands in victory at this year’s race. It marks three stage wins for the Tour debutant. The general classification remained unchanged as the peloton coasted along drinking champagne in a congratulatory mood. 22-year-old Egan Bernal (INEOS) has made history as the youngest rider to take home yellow in a century and the first Colombian to win the overall.

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VeloVoices Podcast 126: The Vuelta 2018 preview (sort of)

In our own homage to Geraint Thomas‘ lost month after his Tour de France win, Euan, Kathi and Luke took a break from cycling and have come back a little bit mystified as to how it all works. But we got there in the end! Some fast and loose race reports before we hit our stride with discussions about transfers and our Vuelta preview.

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