Eventually Team INEOS Grenadiers announced that they were extending the contract of Geraint Thomas. Spencer Martin looks at what that means on both sides, but also there are still many WorldTour rider without contract - What are the implications for the US gravel scene.
Jonathan Caicedo won the first mountain stage of the 2020 Giro d'Italia, finishing on Mount Etna. The Ecuadorian champion was the best on the final climb. The big losers of the day were Geraint Thomas and Simon Yates. Filippo Ganna was replaced in the pink jersey by João Almeida with Caicedo on the same time.
The 103rd edition of the Corsa Rosa was launched in the unique setting of the Segesta Archaeological Park, with the Temple hosting the presentation ceremony of all the teams that, starting from Saturday, will be protagonists on the roads of the Giro d'Italia. Includes quotes of some of the riders.
This should have been the final week-end of the 2020 Tour de France (original dates). 2019 was a very good French Grand Tour and Egan Bernal is proof of a 'new guard' in the World of the professional peloton. Here is our selection of the best and different images from the finalé. Vive la Tour!
We should now be watching the third week of the 2020 Tour de France, but Covid put an end to that. This time last year the French Grand Tour didn't let us down with excitement and controversy in the final week. We've searched for some different views, plus some original video of the stage 19 mudslide.
June 25, 2020 - The 2020 season is getting closer to being a reality, but will Froome be with Porte - Top Story. Thomas doesn't want him to go. Results from Balenberg. Pogačar on the champs, Belgian first race, Terpstra recovery, Bernal Tour, Lotto Soudal Tour riders, after-Tour criteriums, l’Ain and Burgos, German champs, race news, rider news and Siutsou suspended and contract news.
May 18, 2020: Merckx thinks there is no respect for Giro-Top Story. The Tour, the most talked about subject. Worlds to Qatar. Vuelta no fans, Strade Bianche closed circuit, Giro route announced, Tour of Britain postponed, Froome to change team, Québec/Montréal not worried, Evenepoel for Giro, Nibali Roubaix, Roglic on Dumoulin, Lotto Soudal test for Corona Virus, Gavazzi home and Cattaneo’s favourite climbs video.