In this week’s Talking Tactics I’m taking a look at how each of the four major jerseys of the 100th Tour de France were won: overall, points, mountains and best young rider. Continue reading
Over the next three Wednesdays I’m going to cast an analytical eye over the races within the race at the Tour de France, to explore where key battles will be won by the mass of riders whose objective is something other than the yellow jersey.
I’m starting with an examination of the battle for the polka dot jersey, awarded to the winner of the King of the Mountains classification. When is the action likely to occur and why?
The dust – or should that be snow? – has finally settled on this year’s Giro, so I’m devoting this week’s Talking Tactics to an examination of how each of the four major jerseys – overall, points, mountains and best young rider – were won. Continue reading