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La Vuelta – Stage 21 Preview

Well here it goes,my last grand tour preview of 2013. The riders travel 109.6km from Leganes to Madrid. An easy day in the saddle as Chris Horner and his Radioshack team celebrate his incredible win. It’s a very easy finish with 1km of straight road,allowing the sprinters to get into a good position. This is...


La Vuelta – Stage 12 Preview

The riders head East,travelling a164.2km from Maella to Tarragona. A fairly straight forward day that should end in a mass sprint. There are 12 warning signs in the final 5km and a roundabout with 400 metres to go,plus another 90 degree turn at the 1km to go mark.Add the stretch along the seafront and this...


La Vuelta – Stage 6 Preview

Stage 6 sees the riders travel 175km from Guijuelo to Caceres. At last the riders have some serious downhill roads to deal with.They will need them as the racing has been very difficult so far.It will be a difficult start with several bumps,perfect for the morning break to gain some time.Michael Matthews showed yesterday that...


La Vuelta – Stage 5 Preview

The riders travel 174.3km from Sober to Lago de Sanabria. It looks like another challenging day for the riders with plenty of uphill kilometres and two cat 3 climbs. The road rises for almost 29km on the way to the 1st climb of the day,but it’s categorised as 10.9km at 4%.Then,another long drag up to...


Eneco Tour – Stage 1 Preview

SPRINT! We have 175km and everyone will be waiting for the sprint.There are a huge number of good sprinters here:- Marcel Kittel – 4 wins at the tour Andre Geipel – 1 win at the tour Arnoud Demare – fresh from a win at the London Classic Theo Bos – beat Kittel,Greipel and Cavendish at...