Tag: Pierre Latour

Tour de France 2017: The Big Preview

Next weekend sees the return of cycling’s most famous race. The Tour de France is the race even your non-cycling friends will have a passing interest in. It’s the one that might make it on to the evening news or the back page of the paper. Nobody wants to hear that your favourite stage of

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Ten riders for 2017

Last year I picked ten riders who I thought would have big seasons; a mixture of breakthrough talent and top level performers. It didn’t all go to plan but I’m back again with ten more. I’m not picking who I think will be the top ten riders at the end of the year but rather […]

Pierre Latour: What’s Next?

Less than 90 seconds behind Esteban Chaves at Il Lombardia last weekend was a certain 22 year-old named Pierre Latour. He rolled over the line in tenth but was given the same time as Alejandro Valverde in sixth. Latour, like teammates Jan Bakelants, Domenico Pozzovivo and Alexis Vuillermoz, was behind Tour de France runner-up Romain

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