Bike Online video Ranking: 4 / 511.12.13
Mark Cavendish has got high ambitions for the upcoming 2014 Tour France. In a recent interview, the esteemed Omega-Pharma rider expressed about his focus on winning the coveted yellow jersey by the end of the opening level of Tour de France the next year.
As per the sources, the 191 km stage of Tour de France will end up in Harrogate which happens to be Mark’s mother’s home & thus the iconic Brit rider aspires to commemorate the race in great style.
“It’s great”, stated Cavendish. “I am too thrilled about the initial stage ending up at Harrogate, my mom’s hometown. Even today I have a great wing of my family residing there & it offers me a fantastic opportunity to don the desired yellow jersey before my fans- hence it’s a huge thing to have such a dream.”
Stage 1 starts from Leeds & includes excursion through grounds of the Harewood House & Yorkshire Cycling Festival before it reaches up to Harrogate. The 2nd stage stretches from York till Sheffield. Albeit the reigning Tour France champion Chris Froome has described the 2nd stage as a “difficult” terrain yet he is hopeful for some home support all through the initial stages of the race.
The 3rd stage will start at Cambridge & would end up in London. The stretch of Tour France to the Briton capital has been embraced with great enthusiasm here. “Our national fervor towards cycling seems to have reached up to the peak since 2012 games & post 2 consecutive wins at the Tour”, noted Boris Johnson, the London Mayor. “Next year we are hoping for a new genre of Froomes, inspired by our cycling heroes sprinting up for the coveted yellow jersey amidst huge clamor from the spectators”, the Mayor sounded really enthusiastic while speaking about the upcoming Tour in England.10.18.13
Bike Online video Rating: five / five09.24.13
Andy Schleck is a cycler who is popular for his riding as well as his smart looks. He is a professional cycler from Luxembourg and represents the team of RadioShack- Leopard. Tour de France 2010 has witnessed the winning of Andy Schleck. And here is some latest news from his side about teaming up with his brother Frank. Andy Schleck has huge mass appeal and people can die to see him cycling in the field. Some awful time has been faced by him but now he is all set to comeback. Tour Down Under was not good for him. He got the 91 position in the Gran Premio Citta di Camaiore which was conducted in Italy. After then he withdrew from other tours such as Tour of Oman, Tour Mediterranean and Tirreno-Adriatico.
Also after being 57th in the Criterium International he decided to withdraw in the Amstel Gold Race. However, after that he managed to hold 86 position in La Fleche Wallonne and got 41 position in Liege-Bastogne-Liege. Now he is trying to improve his performance in the cycling field and want to comeback with a winning practice. During this year while preparing for Tour de France he managed to get 40th position in Tour de Suisse. But in Tour de France he has shown the best performance of the year by managing to be at the position of 20th.
Now Andy Schleck is going to participate in the team of RadioShack Leopard Trek being very hopeful. He is excited to be participating along with his brother. He wants to b with Frank in the cycling field. He is looking forward for this game and enthusiastic to give a new start to his career and family. He wants to achieve some great things this time. It should be noted that his brother Frank was suspended in the doping case.09.20.13
Bike Movie Rating: five / five09.2.13
Who does not know Alberto Contador? Every cycling fan knows this professional Spanish cyclist who has been the winner of three road cycling Grand Tours namely Tour de France (2007 and 2009), Giro d’Italia (2008 and 2011) and Vuelta a Espana (2012).
He is one of the best stage racer and climbing specialist among all the cyclists. His all round development as a cyclist has been amazing and he excels in every aspect of a stage race. Contador was planning to skip Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Fleche Wallonne this year before the Tour de France begins due to fatigue. But then he decided against it. Read the rest of this entry »08.22.13
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Bike Movie Score: 5 / 507.12.13
The newly formed UCI pro cycling team got their first victory quite early in the carrier thanks to the master Olympian Shane Archbold. In the recently concluded tour of Ireland the kiwi rider brought in the first piece of rejoice to the new Belgium based UCI pro team. The tour of Ireland was divided into eight different stages spread across the whole of the country. After having fought throughout the race the Kiwi rider made sure that at the end of the race he stood at the champion’s podium. The former world champion in the last stage of the race sprinted in an all out attack to make it through as the winner with the narrowest of the margins. In the final stage just before the finish line we saw the Kiwi rider to go all out with the attack and he finished the races just seconds before the race leader.
The tour of Ireland consisted of various different teams from across the globe. This eight stage tour was highly competitive due to the presence of teams like NODE 4 Giordana racing. The finishing day was overcast but the rain also stopped itself from pouring down. As the weather gods kept the weather clean the race was sure to have a sprinting finish. Seven riders joined together to four breaks at 5km. among these riders Archbold proved to be the fastest.
At the end the rider was overjoyed and thrilled with the result. He stated that this was an important win for him as he was facing an injury in the early stages of this year. So this result would mean that the world champion is back fit and is also in a good form. He also praised his team saying that the victory was possible due to a good support from the team.06.27.13
Bicycle Online video Score: 4 / five