Vattenfall Cyclassics 2015 Preview

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Most of cycling’s biggest Grand Tour stars are in Spain for the Vuelta right now, but the cream of the sprinting crop will be in Germany on Sunday instead to take on the Vattenfall Cyclassics. The event, which almost always comes down to a bunch sprint in Hamburg, offers the Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 21 Preview

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Stage 21: Sèvres › Paris – 109.5km Chris Froome may have effectively sealed his 2015 Tour de France win, but the race reaches its official conclusion in Paris on Stage 21. Only 109.5km in total, the pack starts in Sèvres and then rides about 40km into Paris, where they begin ten laps Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 15 Preview

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Stage 15: Mende › Valence – 183km Sandwiched between two days with relatively difficult late climbs, the 15th stage of the Tour de France has a profile that could give the sprinters one last chance at stage glory before Paris—but things will likely be harder than they look on the Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 7 Preview

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Stage 7: Livarot › Fougères – 190.5km Zdenek Stybar made the most of a small gap earned on a late climb to come away with a stage victory on Stage 6, denying a charging pack of chasers on his tail. Many of those same chasers, along with a number of Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 5 Preview

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Stage 5: Arras › Amiens – 189.5km With Tony Martin in the yellow jersey following a hard-fought Stage 4 win, the fifth stage of the Tour should finally give the GC riders a chance to take a breath after several days of very hectic action early on in the race. The Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 2 Preview

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Stage 2: Utrecht › Zélande – 166km After Rohan Dennis took a somewhat surprising Stage 1 victory, the Tour de France will stay in the Netherlands for Stage 2. A glimpse of the profile might give one the impression that the day will be a cut and dry sprint-fest, but the weather forecast Read More →