Tour Tweets: Selfies, royals and dry stone walls

Isn’t it great when something turns out to be waaaaaaay better than you thought it would? Like the Yorkshire Grand Depart and London sprint stage! All those naysayers predicting the whole thing ruined because certain British riders weren’t in the lineup must be disappointed the public didn’t seem to mind. This week’s Tweets is bursting at the seams with pictures from one of the great sporting weekends …ever! Continue reading

2014 Tour de France route: Over the pavé to the Pyrenees

The route has been unveiled for the 101st edition of the Tour de France and we have a very interesting parcours indeed. It is often said that the Tour de France route planners tend to play it safe, whereas the Giro and the Vuelta – particularly in the past few years – have had all the imagination. We’ve already seen the Giro 2014 route – a more humane Giro – so what’s in store for the riders in July? Continue reading