Tag Archives: Tour de France 2017

Lilian Calmejane triumphs Tour de France stage eight despite late assault of cramp

The Frenchman Lilian Calmejane overcame cramp to acquire theatre eight of the Tour de France as Chris Froome lived a brief off-road excursion to retain his yellow jersey This Tour will see the end of an epoch when the French housewives favourite Thomas Voeckler hangs up his rotates at persons below the age of 38 … Read More

Tour de France 2017: full team-by-team navigate

Introducing this years squads: the leaders, the heritage and the figures to watch out for Ag2r La Mondiale( France; UCI ranking 11) Twenty years ago Ag2r were a little known sponsor of a small regional crew but nowadays they are part of the Tour de France backdrop, and to recognize two decades of commitment and … Read More

Michael Matthews triumphs chaotic stage 16 after’ assaulting like a madman’

Australias Michael Matthews won the 16 th stage of the Tour de France, a 165 -kilometre ride from Le-Puy-en-Velay to Romans-sur-Isre, with Chris Froome retaining the yellowed jersey This was no gentle run to the foothills of the Alps. As Daniel Martin mentioned, the Tour de France can be lost on any granted epoch and … Read More

Girls could cycle the Tour de France route, so why give them La Course?

Annemiek Van Vleuten was a worthwhile winner of the two-day race but females cyclists deserve more than a shortened mountain stagecoach and a novelty pursuit Anyone who watched Annemiek van Vleutens sickening, bone-crunching gate-crash as she was heading for gold in the womens superhighway hasten at the Olympics last-place summer will have been roaring her … Read More

Tour de France recruits final week with all to play for … and the Galibier looms | William Fotheringham

Fridays time trial from Marseilles Stade Vlodrome could demonstrate critical but two vast mountain stages before then is a possibility vital for Chris Froome and co Froome to watch, the residue to assault The cracks in the Tour are small but nothing has already been been recognized on the scale of the four odious climbs … Read More

Jakob Fuglsang’s Tour de France in doubt after crash but Kittel rollings on

Jakob Fuglsang stood ruptures to his wrist and shoulder on stagecoach 11 of the Tour de France before Marcel Kittel claimed his fifth theatre acquire of the 2017 race While it was business as usual for Marcel Kittel, who took his fifth stagecoach win of the Tour, this was a bitter daylight for Jakob Fuglsang, … Read More