Bardet
Cycling

France Awaits

July 19, 2017 0

The French cycling renaissance has created one of the most popular, in terms of spectator participation, Tours in recent history as the massive roadside crowds attest, and no rider has excited the French population more […]

A Great Race
Cycling

A Great Tour

July 18, 2017 1

I’ve never understood people who complain that “this Tour is boring”. The Tour is three-weeks long and it’s impossible to have non-stop action for that long of a period, unless one wants to go back […]

Nairo Quintana
Cycling

Quintana

July 17, 2017 0

Nairo is, despite a few flashes of his old brilliance, going backwards in this Tour, first time off the podium in four appearances, etc. But his issues are not solely those of fatigue from the […]

Michael Matthews
Cycling

Michael Matthews

July 16, 2017 0

Back in 2009 Universal Sports (now NBC Sports Network) was broadcasting all sorts of live cycling, Vuelta, Giro, Classics, Velodrome plus the complete set of World Championship races. I was particularly interested in the U-23 […]

Cycling

French Success

July 15, 2017 0

What a race the French are having! Arnaud Démare’s won in Vittel and grabbed the Green Jersey, Lilain Camejane triumphed at Station de Rousses, Romain Bardet smashed them on the wall at Peryagudes, throwing the […]

Tommy Simpson
Cycling

Dogfight

July 14, 2017 1

The racers now believe, and that’s the scariest thing for Team Sky. Coming into the Tour, the main GC contenders were confident…of a podium spot. They would of course race for the win, but in […]

Bardet
Cycling

Pyrenees

July 13, 2017 0

What a heartbreak yesterday for the brave Pole Maciej Bodnar swept up by the raging sprint just meters before the finish. While most of the flatland breaks like yesterdays are controlled to perfection by the […]

Phil and Paul
Cycling

Phil and Paul

July 12, 2017 0

I’ve been on vacation watching the French TV feed on my computer and yesterday was my first day back, so I watched the NBC live show. As a bit of background, I did eight Tour […]

Uran
Cycling

Uran

July 11, 2017 0

I’m liking Rigoberto Uran. The Colombian was right there with Froome and Aru every time things got toasty on Sunday’s climbs when he won that emotional and machismo 53 x 11- from a slow start […]

Bardet
Cycling

A Famous Day of Cycling

July 10, 2017 0

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a better day of cycling than what the Tour gifted us yesterday. It was cruel, dramatic, heartbreaking and beautiful – I hope that Sunday’s stage made it clear to all […]