Tag: Pro Cycling

Giro d’Italia 2017: Where, when and what climbs?

It’s never too early to look ahead to the next pro cycling season. The Tour Down Under will once again ignite the World Tour, before the Grand Tour preparation races and the ever-popular spring classics. For many riders, however, May’s Giro d’Italia is the first race circled on the calendar and training programmes will start

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Pro Cycling Season 2016 Pub Quiz

It’s time for the Just Pro Cycling end of season quiz! I’ve been watching back a lot of this season’s races (and wading through the results of many more) to produce 30 questions of increasing difficulty. Post your results below or on Twitter @justprocycling. Answers at the very bottom of the page – no cheating!

Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico

For the last few years March’s stage racing action has been my favourite outside the Grand Tours. The overlapping races of France and Italy attract everybody who’s anybody (almost) and act as preparation for the classics, the Giro or even the Tour. However, Paris-Nice and Tirreno-Adriatico are so much more than mere preparation. Tirreno-Adriatico has developed

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Ten riders for 2016

Emerging from the glow of Christmas lights and New Year fireworks, the 2016 Pro Cycling season has rumbled into January and racing ‘down under’ starts this month. The off season has ended and rider schedules would have long been decided with fitness plans well under way. With just a short lull in competition you would

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