In the closing stages of a Grand Tour, the race plays out on a knife edge. One moment Simon Yates is serene, in pink, as he has been for a couple of weeks. 313 more words
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Stage 15, and the peloton hit The Dolomites, each rider with a Zoncolan in their legs.
It’s the internationally recognised measure of tiredness in a pro cyclist – currently, Simon Yates appears to have a capacity for Zoncolans far greater than anyone else. 389 more words
May 19th 2018 had long promised to be a special occasion for the British. The drama, the pomp and ceremony, the breathless reverence of the commentary team. 352 more words
For Stage 10 of this year’s Giro the organisers pulled out all the stops.
Full culture. Maximum history.
They even threw some pasta in to the mix. 621 more words