Tagged: Costa

All my posts that mention or include Rui Costa in some way.

Tour de Romandie Mountains

Tour de Romandie 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Tour de Romandie is set amongst Switzerland’s western region and in recent years, thanks to Team Sky, has become part of the practice run for the Tour de France. With a team time trial as well as an individual time trial, it favours those GC riders that do well against the clock as well as strong teams that can keep their leaders out of...

Liege Bastogne Liege

Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Liege Bastogne Liege Profile Liege Bastogne Liege is the finale of the Spring Classics and is somewhat similar to the previous classic at Fleche Wallonne in that it has a hilly parcours with a climb at the end. The key difference however is that this climb can be won by those more punchy powerful climbers rather than lighter guys on the steeper Muy de Huy....

2015 La Fleche Wallonne Muur de Huy

La Fleche Wallonne 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

La Fleche Wallonne is one of the key Ardennes Classics taking place in Belgium each year. The finale takes place on a circuit with two warmup climbs before the finish on the Muur de Huy which produces some fantastic finishes as the world’s best battle it out to time their attacks on the hill to perfection. Many of the best cyclists have won here such...

Paris Nice 2015 Preview

Paris Nice has been seen as a warm up for the Tour de France, a recent check of winners has the likes of Wiggins, Contador, Kelly, Anquetil, Merckx, Zoetemelk, Poulidor and Indurain on it but in modern times it can also suit those more punchy riders with a decent time trial. The Panzerwagon Tony Martin won the race in 2011 thanks to his time trialling and...