Stage: 2 - 2 July : Düsseldorf - Liège, 202.00 km

M Gee
M Gee
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The question today will be whether our TT champ from yesterday will keep the yellow jersey, and all my bets will be on "Yes."  Towards the end of the day, there are two lumps and a brief Cat 4 climb. Which are entirely unlikely to make a selection - they appear to be on good, wide roads, with no tweaks to present any particular difficulty. The day should be very fast, and it will come down to the sprint trains. The finish is a nice long straight run-in, with one less than radical right-hander at...


Stage 5 - Vittel › La Planche des Belles Filles 160km

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Tour de France Stage 5 - Vittel › La Planche des Belles Filles 160km

After yesterday's boring/most bodacious (delete as appropriate) sprint, we get our first MTF of the Tour and as there aren't many of them, us and the riders better make the most of it.

It doesn't seem that long since we were last here at the Planche des Belles Fil...



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Legend of a race has been revived from its ashes. As a compensation for the loss of the “Tour of Flanders” start place Golazo Sports offers Bruges the revival of the 11-town tour (Elfstedenronde) after 28 years!

The 11-town tour started out in 1943 and has been held uninterruptedly until 1974 and then had a brief period between 1987 & 1989. The field never really was international but for Dutchmen and some Belgian-resident Brits like Michael Wright who came 2nd in 1969. Otherwise som...


Tour de Suisse 2017

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2017 Tour de Suisse

With most of the Tour de France heavy hitters at the Dauphine, the Tour de Suisse is a great opportunity for some of the 2nd tier GC guys to do something special.

Some of the most important

- TJ Van Garderen and Greg Van Avermaet will both be looking to do good things for BMC
- Peter Sagan for Bora Handrohe
- Simon Spilak for Katusha
- Philippe Gil...


Tour of Slovenia 2017

kevchenko13 | Views: 4299 | Comments: 12

Tour of Slovenia 2017

Official website:
Official twitter:

Leader's jersey:

I hadn't really noticed this race on the calendar before but it looks like a good way to fill some of the gap between the Giro and the Tour. Recent strong performances from Slovenian riders came to mind:...

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