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How To Fuel For Stage Racing: A Nutritionist’s Perspective

TOOLBOX: Planning the whole nutrition for a multi-stage race in the UCI calendar is no easy task and requires coordination not only with the athletes but also with many staff members who are a crucial part of a cycling team. Today, I show you a Nutritionists’ perspective on what is required of us nutritionists in such scenario.

TOUR’22 Rest Day #1: Paint Dry Three Days!

The amount of spectators on the roadside in Denmark for the first three stages of the 2022 Tour de France was phenomenal, pity the same can't be said of the racing. Ed Hood runs his cynical eye over the action so far and the implications for the three weeks to come.

EUROTRASH: Tour Riders Talk, Giro Donne Rocks!

July 4, 2022: The Tour de France opening stages rider & team comments & quips, and the Giro Donne opens in Sardinia - all the news, results and video. Terrible training crash for Alejandro Valverde - TOP STORY. Other news: Patrick Lefevere happy at the Tour. Rider news: Izagirre extends with Cofidis and Svrcek turns pro. Race news: WorldTour teams for the Maryland Cycling Classic.

TOUR’22 Stage 3: Grand Groenewegen!

After a long solo break by local KOM, Magnus Cort, the stage came down to a bunch sprint in Sønderborg. It was a fast run-in at over 60 kph and after the usual jostling and bumping, Dylan Groenewegen pushed his wheel over the finish-line just ahead of the yellow jersey of Wout van Aert.

PEZ Bookshelf: Wheel Life 2

Australia has, over the years, been characterized by a lively cycling culture. In addition to its unique domestic scene, the Lucky Country has done well internationally since the first Aussies went to the Tour de France in 1914. “Wheel Life 2” is a fascinating look at Australian cycling in the 1970s and 1980s, as it was poised for success.

TOUR’22 Stage 2: Fabulous Fabio – Wout in Yellow!

Fabio Jakobsen gave Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl their second stage win out of two with a chaotic sprint in Nyborg. The predicted split on the big bridge on the run-in didn't materialise and the bunch thundered into the finalé. Wout van Aert was second on the stage to move into the yellow jersey.

Derek Harrison – Tour de France Pioneer

Continuing with Ed Hood's series of 'English speaking' Tour de France pioneers, Ed moves onto Derek Harrison. Sadly Harrison died in May, 2018 in his adopted home of France, but his pro career spanned the 60s and 70s and include many top wins and two appearances in the French Grand Tour.

TOUR’22 Stage 1: First Yellow for Lampaert!

Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl's Yves Lampaert upset the usual TT men to win the first stage of the 2022 Tour de France and take the first yellow jersey. The Belgian bettered Wout van Aert, Tadej Pogačar, top TT favourite Filippo Ganna and Mathieu van der Poel, in that order.