Egan Bernal is the toast of his country after becoming the first man from a Latin American nation to win the Tour de France, and his team boss Dave Brailsford of the British Ineos monopoly is promoting that the young cyclist’s success could start something big in Colombia.
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“I don’t know why we pay them when they don’t protect us” says green jersey
Pau, France (July 19) – If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, to go alongside the iconic yellow shirt worn by the race leader, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it.
A rookie at cycling’s greatest race at an unusually ripe age – 32 – and with an unusual story as a former track athlete who switched late to pro cycling, Woods knows that his first Tour might also be his last. Continue reading
Race directors were watching their every move on TV screens set up in their cars, and rival competitors riding behind were informed in instant time of the gap through earpieces. It was a day for a bunch sprint, and it could not be any different. Continue reading