Cannondale Pro Cycling Team has announced its roster for the 101st edition of the Tour de France. The American bike manufacturer made nine unique, custom-painted Cannondale EVO bikes for nine Tour riders, with the slogan of “The Nine Wonders of 2014 Tour de France”.
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Safety advice for the cycling fans, from Marcel Kittel (video)
Marcel Kittel, the sprinter of the team Giant-Shimano, in a video prepared in collaboration with the ASO (Amaury Sports Organisation – the Organizer of the Tour de France) gave the cycling fans some safety advice. Kittel says: “Thanks for coming to the Tour to support us. Please respect the riders, protect yourself and especially your …
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Greg LeMond’s 1989 Tour de France winner Bottecchia
The advertisement of Greg LeMond’s 1989 Tour de France winner Bottecchia (in Italian). A beautiful and extraordinary bike. LeMond was racing for the AD Renting-W-Cup-Bottecchia team. During the 1980s and at the beginning of the ’90s, the size of the front wheels of the time-trial bikes was 650c, unlike today’s bicycles.
Tyler Hamilton: Chris Froome is a true winner of the Tour de France
Tyler Hamilton, the ex-teammate of Lance Armstrong during 1999, 2000, and 2001 Tour de France where Armstrong won the Yellow jersey has declared that he believes Chris Froome of Team Sky won the 2013 Tour de France riding clean. Hamilton told The Times that “There’s no reason to believe they’re doping. I think we have …
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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 …
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Paul Kimmage on Froome
Today, by winning atop the mighty Mont Ventoux, Chris Froome of Team Sky probably claimed his first Tour de France victory, despite still six stages to go, including the Alpe d’Huez stage. Lots of people, including me, surely wondering what Paul Kimmage says about this performance.
Remembering Tom Simpson
In the 1967 Tour de France, Tom Simpson, one of the greatest cyclists from Great Britain, has died while climbing Mont Ventoux, the “Giant of Provence”.
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.
Cannondale SuperSix Evo 2014 100th Tour de France Special Edition
In the Tour de France, Cannondale Pro Cycling Team riders will use the new Cannondale SuperSix Evo 2014, the special 100th TDF edition. Peter Sagan will lead the Italian squad.