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TOUR ’15: The Long Wait

Roadside St. 4: I wrote about anticipation on Saturday, that feeling when the race is about to start. Today is different: there are already so many scenarios at play, and so many people either out injured or compromised by time, that we know the stories being written. The Tour is alive and its coming to us on the cobbles, we just have to wait.

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Tour’15 St.4: Tony Triumphs!

Race Report: On a day of tricky cobbled parcours which promised much – and did not disappoint – Quick-Step’s former World Time Trial Champion Tony Martin grabbed not just the stage but the yellow jersey too, having narrowly missed it for four days on the trot.

Giro Savant MIPS: Great Head

Very few have the cycling helmet knowledge to rival Giro. Already known for high safety and performance levels, Giro have partnered with MIPS to add some slippery, concussion mitigating tech to the new Savant,

TOUR’15: Diamonds To Dust

Roadside St.3: City of diamonds, Antwerp hosts the start of stage 3. Our hotel was close to the line, so that made checking out the riders’ departure a simple choice before the dash to the Mur de Huy. Calm and smiling, those same riders came rolling home battered, burnt and bruised, in ones and twos a few hours later after another crazy stage.

TOUR’15 St.3: Purito Smokes The Opposition

Race Report: On a day that saw spectacular crashes, unprecedented neutralizations, abandonments, chaos, lost jerseys and fantastic attacks, it all came down to the Wall of Huy, and it was the specialist classic climber of Joaquim Rodríguez who rode the rest of the race off his wheel to take the win atop the famous climb.

TOUR’15 St.3: Purito Smokes The Opposition

Race Report: On a day that saw spectacular crashes, unprecedented neutralizations, abandonments, chaos, lost jerseys and fantastic attacks, it all came down to the Wall of Huy, and it was the specialist classic climber of Joaquim Rodríguez who rode the rest of the race off his wheel to take the win atop the famous climb.

EuroTrash Dutch Monday!

July 06, 2015 – The Tour de France is well under way and excitement has packed the first two stages in Holland. We have race reports, results, rider quotes and video from the French Grand Tour. We also follow the Tour of Austria and have news from the Trittico di Autunno, Taiwan KOM Challenge, video from Giant-Alpecin and Martyn Ashton rides again. A full EuroTrash from Holland.

TOUR’15: Big Cheeses And Status Symbols

Roadside Report: The cheese capital of the world might seem like an odd choice to visit when covering a bike race, but with Gouda on the route of stage two for this year’s Tour de France, we reckoned it was worth a look. As the biggest bike race in the world rolls into town, it was fitting to check out a town at one with status symbols…

TOUR’15 St.2: Gorilla Gusts to Glory

Race Report: German Andre Greipel mastered the crosswinds to cruise to the first road stage win of the Tour this year. Behind him the main favourites were left scattered across the roads of the Netherlands as GC hope was extinguished for a number of riders.

High Road: Chasing the Yellow Jersey

Book Review: There are very few Novels with a cycle sport theme and fewer that can handle the scrutiny of anyone who knows their two wheeled sport inside out. But ‘High Road Chasing the Yellow Jersey‘ by ex-International rider Dave Chauner, really does cut the mustard. John Howard gives us his thoughts on this true to life adventure.

TOUR’15: The Wait Is Over

Roadside Report: Anticipation comes in many different forms: nervous, expectant, pressured, feared. The first Saturday in July 2015 sees dreams fulfilled for some, the next obvious step taken by others, and for a select few the seemingly impossible coming true.