2017 Tour de France

2017 Tour de France

2017 Tour de France

2017 Tour de France – King of the Mountains Preview

With the Tour de France only a few days away, we look at the battle for the maillot à pois rouges, aka the Polka Dot Jersey. With only four uphill finishes, there's a good chance for a non GC rider...

André Greipel is excited about Tour start in home country

André Greipel is about to start his seventh Tour de France. This time the Grand Départ takes place in Düsseldorf, in his home country. The German already won eleven Tour stages and he won at least one stage in...

2017 Tour de France – Young Riders Jersey Preview

The battle for the white jersey, commonly known as the maillot blanc, is a race between two according to experts and the bookies. Louis Meintjes ($1.85) 8th last year and 10th in the 2015 Vuelta, there's a reason why Meintjes is favourite. He's...

BORA – hansgrohe ready for Grand Départ.

Four newcomers, three Germans, two leaders and one UCI World Champion are ready for the Tour de France. Ahead of the first Grand Depárt in Germany after 30 years, Ralph Denk looks confident into the start of the world's...

2017 Tour de France – Yellow Jersey Contenders

With all the sub-classifications done, we now look at the main classification, the overall, the battle for the maillot jaune.  Chris Froome Team: Sky Best Result: 1st (2013, 2015, 2016) Odds: $2.20w/$1.25p (win/place) Froome is going for his 4th title in 4 years and is a...

Confirmed fractures for Valverde

Movistar Team rider to undergo surgery in Germany tonight after breaking left leg's kneecap. Talus bone fracture also confirmed The 2017 Tour de France barely lasted seven kilometers for Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) as he suffered a serious crash during...

2017 Tour de France – Green Jersey Preview

Known as the maillot vert, the Green Jersey has been won by Peter Sagan the past 5 years. This year, Sagan is going for his 6th which will put him equal with Erik Zabel as the most prolific winner of the...

Stage 1 Preview

Düsseldorf / Düsseldorf 14KM The 2017 Tour de France kicks off with a 14km Time Trial around Dusseldorf. The obvious favourite for this stage is Tony Martin, but there are plenty of challengers. Chances are part of the race will be...

Stage 2 Preview

Despite there being a Category 4 climb, 20km from the finish, this stage is expected to be a bunch sprint between the best sprinters in the world. With that said, the roads are rolling and on the first sprint...

Thomas rides into yellow

Geraint Thomas powered into the yellow jersey after an incredible ride to kick off the 2017 Tour de France. The Welshman set a winning time of 16 minutes and four seconds on soaking wet roads in Dusseldorf, not only claiming...

TRACK CYCLING

New horizons for Team Australia on eve of 2017 Track Worlds

Australia’s 21-rider contingent departed home shores this morning for the 2017 UCI Track World Championships that begin in Hong Kong on Wednesday 12 April. In...

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