Tag Archives: Cycling

Quintana Showed That It Was

Behind his impassive face copper Nairo Quintana reveals an ambition to champion who earned it to be Sunday, at 24 years old, the first Colombian winner of the Giro. “I showed is Nairo Quintana ,” he has said repeatedly during a Giro that toppled in the last week of the race. Exactly, which is Nairo Quintana ? A Colombian grown ... Read More »

Degenkolb Before Demare Sagan

The German John Degenkolb won the 76th edition of Gent-Wevelgem sprint before the French Arnaud Demare and holding the title Slovak Peter Sagan. An eventful race and marked by numerous falls. Especially in the final. Peter Sagan, Tom Boonen, Mark Cavendish. Except Marcel Kittel, the greatest sprinters were present for the 2014 edition of Gent-Wevelgem (233 km). The French and ... Read More »

Cycling Francois Pervis Everything Is Played In The Head

The French achieved a unique treble by winning all individual sprint titles at the World (keirin, kilometer speed). A first. New sacred “king” of speed, Francois Pervis entered Sunday Cali in the history of World track by passing an unprecedented tripled win three individual titles in the sprint. Especially since the French cyclist concluded its World Track Cycling a gold ... Read More »

Pervis We Do Not Deserve This

Two months after his world records in Aguascalientes, Francois Pervis addresses World Cali with a simple goal: to bring the gold in the keirin on the kilometer, and individual speed. At 29, the Mayenne, which feels stronger than ever, keep the faith despite the difficulties of his sport, severe lack of resources. Francis, How Do You Feel Before The Worlds? ... Read More »

Christopher Froome Untouched Ambition

Christopher Froome is not full. From the first pedal strokes of the season, given this week on the roads of the Sultanate of Oman, the UK has demonstrated its motivation intact. It is of course the Tour de France, which he won the hundredth edition, the major objective of the coming months. “After a few weeks of vacation, Kenya in ... Read More »

Cycling: Voeckler Focuses More On The Tour De France

Thomas Voeckler, unhappy at the beginning of the year (fall and broken collarbone), postponed to April ambitions and promises to be even more “focused on the Tour de France.” At 34, the leader of the Europcar team is aware of the multiplicity of expectations around him, the most popular French riders. “Every year, he said, I know that puts the ... Read More »

Chavanel (IAM): “Well Prepared, And Talent, you Can Get Out Of It”

At 34, Sylvain Chavanel attacks a new cycle of his career with AMI, he joined this winter. And “old” means still lead the French squad. Maintenance. The Season Resumes On Sunday With The Grand Prix La Marseillaise. How Do You Feel? Sylvain Chavanel: I am ready to tackle the season. I followed the same program last winter and I am ... Read More »

Robert Marchand: “I Feel Very Much Like A Guy Who Was 102 Years Old”

Robert Marchand attempt to break his own record the number of kilometers cycled in one hour on Friday at the Velodrome Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines. For 102 years, Robert Marchand will try, Friday, Jan. 31, to beat the world record for cycling time, a track event of traversing the greatest possible distance in sixty minutes. The attempt will take place at the new ... Read More »

Tour Down Under: Who First?

Traditional launch of the World Tour season, the Tour Down Under cross sprinters looking for early success and punchers who dream of victory. Who will succeed Tom Jelte Slagter? Far from the harsh European winter, the global platoon got used to export to enjoy the summer in the southern hemisphere. If some choose the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, ... Read More »

Cycling: Mourey, The King Of Cyclocross

Francis Mourey won Sunday Lignieres (Cher) his eighth title of champion of France cyclo-cross. A record. “There I miss the rainbow jersey rainbow world champion.” smiled the Franc-Comtois, 33, a few minutes after this new success which puts the top of his discipline. Over three legends Cyclocross Eugene Christophe (seven time winner between 1909 and 1921), Roger Rondeaux (between 1947 ... Read More »