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
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Talking Tactics: How to win the green jersey at the Tour
In the run-up to the Tour de France I’m casting an eye over the races within the race beyond the yellow jersey. Last week I examined the battle for the polka dot jersey. Today I’m turning my attention to the green jersey, which is awarded to the winner of the points classification. Which stages will favour pure sprinters such as Mark Cavendish and where will more adept climbers such as Peter Sagan prosper?
Talking Tactics: Giro d’Italia – how the jerseys were won
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