Podcast #65: Time is on our side

A four-minute prologue, a four-month hour and a week in 18 seconds: Panache, Kitty and Midge turn back time to talk about the Tour of Luxembourg, The Hour Record and the Criterium du Dauphine. A touch of Switzerland and an Ode to Kenny Elissonde and that rounds out this week’s 59-minute podcast.

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What’s happening in June?

With just five weeks between the end of the Giro d’Italia and the beginning of the 100th Tour de France, June is a busy month which sees both key warm-up races and the start of the Tour itself. Here’s a quick preview of the races and some of the more notable rider birthdays which occur over the course of June. Continue reading

Tour de Luxembourg review

The Tour de Luxembourg finished in a stage victory for Lotto-Belisol’s Jurgen Roelandts while Jakob Fuglsang took the overall – a much-needed boost for RadioShack-Nissan. As conditions on the last stage were nothing less than horrific, the GC race was neutralised after the first of the final eight 6.8km laps, leaving Fuglsang with a two and five-second lead over Wout Poels (Vacansoleil-DCM) and teammate Frank Schleck respectively and the race win.

RadioShack director sportif Kim Andersen had made the team’s objective very clear at the start of the race. Continue reading