Category: Lists

Rating the 2015 Giro d’Italia Stages

The Giro finished today with Alberto Contador overcoming aggressive Astana tactics to add another Grand Tour to his already impressive collection. The third week belonged to the boys in light blue however, with podium finishers Mikel Landa and Fabio Aru taking two stages each. This Giro received praise for its exciting and at times frenetic

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Six reasons why Paris-Nice was great

Tirreno-Adriatico had the names, the climbs, the crazy weather and quite possibly the bigger following but Paris-Nice remains my pick of the March stage races. Though I’ve frequently championed the Giro over the Tour, the Paris-Nice format usually delivers some cracking French racing and had returned this year to its better format. The race takes

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Five of the best… Sprinters in cycling history

After looking at the climbers and the classics- what about the best sprinters of all time? Here’s my selection of the riders who have impressed most in the bunch sprints and racked up the Grand Tour stage wins.

Five of the best… Classics Riders in cycling history

Who are the best Classics riders of all time? Here’s my take on the riders who experienced great success in the world famous Monument races.