Tagged: Cavendish

All my posts that mention or include Mark Cavendish in some way.

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9 Things We Learned from the 2017 Tour de France

Another year, another Tour de France is in the books. Chris Froome secured his 4th victory, Michael Matthews netted his first Green Jersey, Warren Barguil successfully got the Polka Dots and Simon Yates matched his brother Adam in getting a White Jersey. Across the 3 weeks of the race, we learned a few things – some serious, some less so. 1 – Quintana needs a...

London to Paris Champs Elysees

Champs Élysées

To most people the Champs Elysees is a premium priced shopping street. With a very wide road in the middle of it and evenly spaced trees lining the edges. To anyone with a bike however it is the iconic finish of the Tour de France. Champs Elysees Every year since 1975, the Tour de France has finished on the wide boulevard of the Champs Élysées. The...

2015 Andre Greipel TDF Stage 2 Sprint Victory

Tour de France 2017 Sprinters • Green Jersey Favourites

The Green Jersey is the coveted prize for all the sprinters in the Tour de France. The ‘maillot verte’ has been wrapped up by Peter Sagan in recent years, with 5 straight wins. During the Tour de France 2017, he will be looking to match the achievements of Erik Zabel who won 6 in a row during the 1990s. The battle for ‘unofficial fastest sprinter...

2015 Tom Dumoulin Utrecht Stage 1 Tour de France

Tour de France Prologue and Stage 2 Recap

The Tour de France started this weekend and we’ve seen two stages take place already. The return of the Prologue time trial has allowed the general classification to receive an instant shake-up and just like previous years, Fabian Cancellara has found himself in the yellow jersey early on. Tour de France Prologue The Prologue was won by Aussie Rohan Dennis, who stormed through holding off...

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Tour de France 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Tour de France Parcours Tour de France Contenders This year we have the ‘Big Four’ who are all looking to win the Tour de France’s yellow jersey. Three of them have won before with only Nairo Quintana still to win. Vincenzo Nibali is last year’s winner but questions exist after his poor showing in the recent Criterium du Dauphine. Alberto Contador won this year’s Giro...