It was a Weekend in Hell – for the first time, we had women’s Roubaix on Saturday and men’s Roubaix on Sunday. It was all about the mud, the blood, the snot, the tears, the ache, the cobbles. And we loved it! (Thank you, @abagofspanners, for the phrase Caked Crusaders). Hopefully, we’ll give you a real sense of the weekend and showing you little treasures you may have missed! We also say goodbye to Andre Greipel and Nicolas Roche. Oh – and at the end? We have Italian riders dancing in cleats!!!!!
It’s the drama, the passion, the heartbreak, the moments of humour and kindness that makes cycling so wonderful and this Tour has it in spades. This week’s Tour Tweets is all about the emotions of the race. Oh and hair. Continue reading
Was Sunday just about the most emotionally draining race ever? No? Just me? Oh, okay then. But you have to admit it was a hell of a race for all kinds of reasons – but mainly because it was Paris-Roubaix. Let’s see what Twitter had to say about it, shall we? Continue reading