Groenewegen sprints to Tour stage win as Brailsford cools Bernal hype

Dylan Groenewegen sprinted to victory in Chalon-sur-Sane while Team Ineos were keen to play down expectations over Egan Bernal While the dust settled on the gravel climb to La Planche des Belles Filles, the Tour’s longest stage, a 230 km haul from Belfort to Chalon-sur-Saone, was also its most soporific to date, illuminated briefly by […]

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Geraint Thomas subdues Alpe d’Huez to extend Tour de France lead

Geraint Thomas climbed to victory to win his second stage in a row and extend his result in the Tour de France over Chris Froome There were a couple of fleeting moments, close to the top of Alpe d’Huez, when Chris Froome faltered and Geraint Thomas seemed ready to climb clear of Team Sky’s longstanding […]

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Older men on e-bikes behind rising death toll among Dutch cyclists

Union press for e-bike training funds as cyclist deaths in Netherlands surpass numbers killed in cars The deaths of men over 65 using electric motorcycles on Dutch roads have caused the number of cycling fatalities in the country to surpass the people killed in cars. Official figures from the Netherlands’ central bureau of statistics indicate […]

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Lofty Objectives, Raw Ambition

Life is full of little disappointments. That’s why it’s so refreshing to occasionally assure person do something grand, and only a bit nutty. Like Elon Musk setting up a fully functional production tent in the Tesla’s factory’s backyard, in a improbable–and thus far successful !– bid to hit his 2018 production targets. Like Lyft, the […]

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‘ It should be sufficient ‘: Geraint Thomas confident of Tour de France triumph

Skys Geraint Thomas closed on victory after a strong showing on stage 19 and said his 2min 5sec leading should be enough but we will see Geraint Thomas has admitted the yellow jersey is in his comprehend after a thrilling final stage in the Pyrenees- and was pointed out that if he wins his first […]

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Chris Froome accidents as Fernando Gaviria wins Tour de France stage one

Chris Froome crashed in a chaotic finale to the opening stage of the Tour de France as the Colombian Fernando Gaviria won in Fontenay-le-Comt Chris Froome’s problems multiplied in the Vendee on Saturday when he tumbled into a field during the climactic moments of the opening stage. Froome may have negotiated his way through the […]

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UK teenager on solo cycle trip-up around world has bike stolen

Charlie Condell, 18, says loss of Colin in Townsville, Australia, is sub-ideal A British teenager who is trying to become the youngest person to cycle solo around the world has had his bike stolen in Australia. Charlie Condell, 18, has pedalled through Europe and Asia since embarking on an eight-month, 18,000 -mile journey in July. […]

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