Giro Stage 11: Navardauskas looks sharp

Stage 11: Tarvisio to Vajont, 182km

The defending champion might be down but his Garmin-Sharp team are certainly not out. Lithuanian Ramunas Navardauskas got into the 20-man strong breakaway group that went away 80km into the stage, and bided his time as the peloton let the break have its day. Continue reading

Tour de Romandie review: Froome leads from start to finish

Tour de Romandie LogoIf winning the Tour de Romandie is an omen for the Tour de France in July, then the race organisers can already start to iron the Sky transfers on the maillot jaune. Chris Froome picked up an excellent win at the six-day Swiss stage race, finishing above Simon Spilak and Rui Costa in the general classification after leading from the first stage – and following in the footsteps of 2011 and 2012 winners Cadel Evans and Bradley Wiggins, who both went on to ride themselves into yellow in July. Continue reading