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Tour of Beijing – Stage 3 Preview

What a beauty of a stage! 4 cat 3 climbs,2 cat 2s and a cat 1 as the riders travel 176km from Yanqing to Qiandiajian. The first thing to remember is that a cat 1 climb here is not the same as the Tour de France.This one is only 5.1% for 7.4km and crests 77km...


La Vuelta – Stage 2 Preview

Stage 2 travels 177.7km from Pontevedra to Baiona. A largely boring stage apart from the mountain top finish.It is unusual to have such a finish,so early in a grand tour and I love it! The final climb is 11km long at an average gradient of 5.6%,with a maximum of 10%.It has a very hard first...