LIEGE, Belgium -- An American was back on the Tour de France podium Sunday for the first time since 2012, but the image of Taylor Phinney wearing the polka-dotted King of the Mountains jersey will go down as one of the strangest in this year's race. Why.
For first time in years, a Chris Froome win isn't a foregone Tour conclusion ESPN.
Britain's Chris Froome intends to ride in the Vuelta a Espana 10 days after competing at the Olympic Games ... Tour, on to the Olympics and on to the Vuelta, and that's still the outline at the minute." Froome, 31, added to his 2013 and 2015 Tour de France.
They were the only three Americans to start the 2017 Tour de France this year, all with Cannondale-Drapac, for whom they rode in aid of second place finisher Rigoberto Uran, a Colombian. It was only the second time since 1996 that so few riders from.
It's not a computer game where you get 10 lives. You just need to enjoy ... The Tour de France , specifically, seemed to represent a seminal moment in the Frenchman's career, a whirlwind three weeks of liberation and self-discovery. Freed from the.
I feel like an offensive lineman, it's more like a patience game , know when to be aggressive, know when to be patient." ... Kelemete, already a relative newcomer to full-time offensive line play, felt like a Tour de France rider trying to catch the.
Nearing Another Tour de France Title, Chris Froome Has to Hurry New York Times.
LE PUY-EN-VELAY, France (AP) — The battle for victory will go down to the wire at the Tour de France . With just six stages left before the three-week race ... I thought it was potentially game over for me," Froome said. But Kwiatkowski quickly handed.
Jan Bakelants apologises for remarks about Tour podium women Eurosport.com.
Maybe Contador only managed two (ish) Tour wins, but he got a nice tan in the offseason. Surely a pale Englishman like Froome would benefit from this off-season workout that Riis’s old Saxo Bank team used to gear up for the 2013 season. While Froome was.
The potential was evident as early as his 2013 season when he finished 11th overall on his Tour de France debut, with Sky keen to develop that side of his game when he joined in 2016. After the false start last year, that process will now gather pace.
Geraint Thomas OUT of Tour de France after Team Sky rider suffers suspected broken collar bone in crash Mirror.co.uk.
After the champagne bubbles fade and Chris Froome drifts away from his Sunday night celebrations to reflect on a fourth Tour de France win, he may do so with greater fondness than the others. The first, in 2013, brought the bursting pride of a first success.
David Lipsky is in actual fact a few months short of his 30th birthday, but he's honed his game across Asia and Europe for many years now and has what it takes to secure his second European Tour title ... place in the Open de France, but what really.