Tag: Pro Cycling 2017

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 […]

Ten things we’ll all do at the start of the 2017 season

1. Realise the new World Tour calendar is seriously mental Abu Dhabi in February? We’ve only just left there! And what’s the Tour of Turkey doing between Amstel and Liege? 2. Refuse to call ‘Giant-Alpecin’, ‘Sunweb’ Tom Dumoulin will always ride for Giant-Alpecin, okay? 3. Watch every minute of Tour Down Under coverage, setting an

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The World Champion, sponsored by Bora-Hansgrohe.

Before Peter Sagan won in Richmond, three of the previous six World Champions had signed out with a Road Race win before joining new teams; Cadel Evans moved from Lotto to BMC, Mark Cavendish went to Sky and Rui Costa switched from Movistar to Lampre. This was entirely coincidental. After all, transfers are decided long

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