Tagged: Greipel

All my posts that mention Andre Greipel in some way.

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Scheldeprijs 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

In the gap between the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix is Wednesday’s Scheldeprijs. It’s become known as the sprinter’s classic in recent years and the modern winner’s list rather backs this up. Marcel Kittel has won it 5 times and when he’s not won it Mark Cavendish (3 times), Tom Boonen (2 times), Alexander Kristoff, Tyler Farrar and Alessandro Petacchi have all won. In fact...

Tour of Britain 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

This year’s Tour of Britain takes place between 2nd-9th September 2018 and the big draw is that Britain’s two best stage racers will be taking part. Now in its 15th year in this guise, the race has risen from 2.1 level up to 2.HC level – as a result, it has drawn in a higher and higher quality of peloton. The list of winners is...

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Zwift Review – A New Way of Indoor Training

So what is Zwift? Well, traditionally Winter cycling saw people putting on layer after layer, braving the cold and wet on a club ride or having to resort to riding indoors on a turbo trainer. The latter was always dull, staring at the four walls out of your mind bored. Some people found relief in watching films whilst riding, I generally had to resort to...

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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...

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Giro d’Italia 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

It’s Giro d’Italia time again! Some of the world’s best riders will fight it out over the next three weeks to see who will win overall and who will become a hero for a day. The Giro has a long history and expect to become acquainted with the smaller Italian teams like Bardiani and Androni over its course. A mixed first week followed by an...