Welcome to our preview of what’s happening in the world of road cycling in June. With the Giro done and dusted, this month is all about the build-up to the start of the biggest race of them all: the Tour de France. The two major build-up races will give all the key contenders for Paris a chance to blow away the cobwebs and get a good workout under racing conditions, although those with great form may wish not to show their hand entirely at this point. With the eyes of the world and the entire peloton gazing down on the riders, it will be interesting to see who is racing flat out and who is holding back just a little bit. Continue reading
Here at Velo Voices we love to talk about cycling, and nothing delights us more than the opportunity to talk to each other and to fellow fans about the sport. In the last of our four-part series to kick off 2012, we take a look at our favourite riders and teams.