Tag: Cavendish stage wins

The Most Fantastic/Boring Tour

The 2021 Tour de France was so good that it was actually pretty dull. Some moments were so perfect that they were actually almost boring. There were so many heroes that we began hoping to unearth a villain. The best four riders in the world all won at least one stage. All four of them

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Five of the Best… Mark Cavendish Tour de France victories

Mark Cavendish is the best sprinter of his era and – if we’re honest – the most decorated bunch finisher of all time. His best form lasted a full four years and he racked up double-digit Tour de France wins by the end of his second appearance. Even after leaving for a Wiggins-focussed Team Sky,

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Fifteen talking points from the Tour de France

Chris Froome will win the next two Tours I said in my preview that whilst Froome remained a cycling force, he had ‘not improved’ over the last twelve months. I was referring in particular to his climbing and ignored the fact he has become the most astute of team leaders. He’s mentally tougher than ever –

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