Today's Readers' Rig is an undeniably flashy ride with its bold Spanish Champion's paint scheme and Corima Carbon wheels this Pinarello Prince stands out on the roads of Ireland as its owner races it hard in the local Master's races.
There was little or no chance of seeing a top race in 2020, but before 'lockdown' our man is Spain, Alastair Hamilton caught the mountainous stage 4 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. He didn't make the ultra-steep summit finish, but there was still a lot to take in 'Roadside'.
July 2, 2020: Colombians back to Europe-Top Story. US riders to return? Alaphilippe’s father passes away. Valverde, Tour/Vuelta for Izagirre and Pinot, Mollema, Van der Poel, Paule Ka, Campenaerts, Schmidt, Quintana, Burgos and Strade Bianche, RCS Sport, Giro TT, Slovakia, GranPiemonte, ORLEN Nations, Sea Otter, Circus-Wanty to Italy, Copeland, Sunweb, virtual Tour de France, Deceuninck camp and Movistar 100% sustainable.
Another selection of what's new and stunning. Officina Battaglin launches the first steel frame with an integrated cockpit, La Passione Cell kit for a bit of color, 100% Movistar special edition Racetrap, Cancellara and Eurosport nutrition join forces, Valverde inspires fizik new shoes and Wahoo ROAM Free: Film Premier.
May 11, 2020 - Will we see racing in the Low-Countries before September? - Top Story. Astana win Virtual Giro, Copenhagen Tour start, Vuelta news, race news, Mavic, Van Avermaet, Nibali, Bernal, Yates, Bardet, Tinkov, Van der Poel, Valverde, Evenepoel, women's Roubaix, Pogačar, Van der Breggen, Blaak, Visconti, Museeuw, Boonen, Team Novo Nordisk, Colorado Classic and 'You Are the Giro d’Italia' video.
May 4, 2020 - Tour... what's happening? Giro and Vuelta clash-Top Story. November Vuelta and Tour of Portugal to run. Bugno hospitalised, Euro Champs postponed, Bretagne continues, Sagan, Pogacar, Valverde and Meurisse all talk. CCC trouble, Lefevere quiet, Jumbo for Tour, cross winter, Vingegaard contract, Zwift’s Tour for All, UAE sign Ayuso, Wolfpack playlists and Scicon masks.
Apr 30, 2020 - Will the Tour start in August? Top Story. Quintana blames Valverde, Vuelta updates, no Basque Country, San Sebastián and DeutschlandTour, Tour or Football for Copenhagen, Valverde talks Tours, Lelangue happy, Evans on Van der Poel and Evenepoel, Ganna Hour Record, Evenepoel up the Muur, Matthews quarantined, Bernal, Quintana and Italians training, Bigla-Katusha and Gaviria training.
Apr 27, 2020 - Bad news for CCC - Top Story. Deceuninck safe, sport not a priority, lockdown relaxed for Spain and France, Strade Bianche and Sanremo, Koen de Kort, freedom for Viviani, Van der Poel can win the Tour, Evenepoel, Schachmann Grand Tours, GiroRosa, Bigla-Katusha, Campenaerts control, Sunweb, Worlds date change, Vliegen, Alonso cycling and Movistar helps Red Cross.