Tagged: Dumoulin

Rohan Dennis TT

World Championships Men’s Time Trial 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The men’s time trial has the serious issue of the Gnadenwald climb, 2.6km at an average gradient of 10.5%. This may take this year’s time trial away from the out and out time trial specialists and more into the hands of those GC contenders that can time trial well. Other than the initial climb and Gnadenwald, the parcours is relatively flat – a final small...

Alpe d'Huez Dutch Corner Orange Tour de France

The Dutch Yellow Jersey Drought

The Netherlands has a rich cycling history with various Grand Tour winners and at home, a cycling infrastructure that is the envy of the rest of the developed world. Yet somehow, a surprising statistic is that the Dutch find themselves not having worn the yellow jersey since the 1989 Prologue stage. The support on the 7th hairpin, now known as Dutch Corner, on the Alpe...

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...