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!!!!!
Tour de France 2021 just gets crazier and more chaotic as the stages go on. Looking through all the great photographs and videos that have been coming through the twitterstream (and insta!), I decided that this particular Tweets of the Week will be photography based. Some absolutely stunning shots in here – the pain, the joy, the tears, the confusion … Enjoy!
The 2021 Tour de France has started off equal parts bonkers and chaotic. And if you’re expecting us to make any sense of it, we’re going to disappoint you. Kathi, Midge, Luke, Issie and Euan revel in the madness, ignore the fact the race is over before it’s started and find all the joys.
- We’ve loved Mathieu van der Poel‘s time in the yellow jersey
- We’ve loved the stages that are truly indescribable
- Mark Cavendish gets our love because he’s so happy and he cries a lot
- And Pogacar the Toddler looks like he has it all on lock down
Catch up on the blog!