June 27, 2013 - No racing to report on, but who cares, we have the BIG ONE starting on Saturday in Corsica. Tour de France time again and it’s like that’s the only thing happening in the World of cycling. Not quite, but we do have all the Tour stuff and anything else that has happened since the week-end here in EuroTrash Thursday. Tour, Tour and Tour coffee time!
Movistar Team come into their best form -23 victories up to date this season- to the start of the 100th Grand Boucle, with overall podium chances for Alejandro Valverde as Quintana and Rui Costa lead powerful escort for three weeks of racing.
Telephone squad concludes spectacular Giro: four stage victories and Super Team award to keep alive streak of seven consecutive stage-winning Grand Tours -only team in the world- in Blue colours, 14 wins in total. Intxausti 8th overall, confirms top class.