Froome’s Sights Firmly Set On Making History

All Sights Are Set  on the Vuelta a Espana Saturday will see the start of the final Grand Tour of the year – and Team Sky’s Chris Froome has his sights firmly set on a win.  The 2017 Tour de France winner is aiming for the pages of history, hoping ….

Vuelta To Be Alberto Contador’s Last

Alberto Contador To Make Vuelta His Last We all want to quit while we’re ahead.  And so does Spanish pro-cyclist Alberto Contador.  Hence his having hung in there for another season after he initially decided to quit back in 2016.  One of only six riders to have won all three ….

Significant Changes Ahead Of August 19

Drastic Changes Ahead Of Vuelta A Espana Race organisers have made key changes to no less than 4 of the stages of this year’s Vuelta A Espana, which commences on August 19 in Nimes, France.  Each of the stages and maps have now been posted on the official race website, ….

George Bennett To Start in Vuelta a Espana

Kiwi Rider George Bennett To Start In 2017 Vuelta a Espana The complete list of competitors taking part in this year’s Vuelta a Espana has yet to be released, but Kiwi George Bennett has been included on the provisional one.  The Vuelta a Espana takes place right off the back ….

George Bennett Withdraws From Tour

Kiwi George Bennett Abandons Ship Kiwi George Bennett has been forced to abandon his hope of becoming the overall best placed New Zealander yet in the history of the Tour de France, by having to withdraw during the 16th Stage on Tuesday due to illness.   Bennett described the disappointment of ….

Stage 15 Uphill Battle For Kiwi Hope Bennett

The Jumble Of Emotions That Is George Bennett Stage 13 of the 2017 Tour de France was nothing short of an emotional rollercoaster – or should we say montagne russe émotionnelle – for Kiwi pro-cyclist George Bennett.  The day initially kicked off on a positive note when cycling’s judiciary body ….

Froome Loses Yellow To Aru during 12th Stage

Yellow Belongs To New Leader Chris Froome will probably not remember Stage 12 of the 2017 Tour de France as his best yet – because, well, it wasn’t.  Froome had to give up the yellow on Thursday, and to none other than Italian cycling champ Fabio Aru, after fighting a ….

2017 Tour de France Slippery Slide

2017 Tour de France Proving to be a Wet Ride Kiwi favourite George Bennett was off to a slippery start during the 1st Stage time trials of the 2017 Tour de France.  Having slid off his bike around a particularly treacherous corner, made even trickier by the damp conditions, Bennett ….