Pinarello 2014 Collection

Pinarello was the most successful bike supplier of the pro-peloton at the Tour de France 2013. Chris Froome of Team Sky won the yellow jersey, and Nairo Quintana of Movistar team won both polka dot jersey of the KOM (King of the mountains) and white jersey of “the best young rider” classifications on Pinarello Dogma …

David Walsh: “I believe Chris Froome is the worthy winner of the Tour de France”

David Walsh, the famous Irish sports journalist, who is the chief sports writer of the British newspaper The Sunday Times, has announced that he is believing that Chris Froome is the worthy winner of the Tour de France. On The Sunday Times, Walsh published two articles titled “Why I believe in Chris Froome” and “Yellow …

Peter Sagan’s Cannondale SuperSix Evo 100th Tour de France Special Edition “The Hulk”

Cannondale prepared a very special bike for Peter Sagan: “The Hulk”. The 23-year-old Slovakian will lead the Italian squad in the 100th edition of the Tour de France. Sagan was “The Tourminator” last year’s Tour de France, and he won the green jersey. He was using another special bike that was prepared for him.

The first bike to win the Tour de France

The first Tour de France was held on in 1903, and the overall winner was Maurice Garin (3 March 1871, Arvier, Aosta Valley, Italy – 19 February 1957, Lens or Haute-Savoie, France). His bicycle, a La Française was the first bike to win the Tour de France.

Ferdi is too old… Ferdi hurts too much… (1955 Tour de France)

A very enjoyable story about the legendary Swiss cyclist Ferdi Kübler. As I wrote before, these days I am reading William Fotheringham’s  “Put Me Back On My Bike – In search of Tom Simpson”. Like all books of Fotheringham, it is a great book.