Remco Evenepoel did what many said he couldn't - Win a Grand Tour. Maybe he had one or two tricky moments, but other days he dominated the race. Did the loss of Primoz Roglič make a difference? We will never know. The future of cycle racing is here, not just Evenepoel, but also Ayuso, Rodrigues, Arensman...
A Grand Tour is won in the final week' Ed Hood loves to quote, but everyone knows it's true. Ed's been keeping track on the Vuelta a España's second week action... and what a lot there's been. Here are his thoughts before the big final push to Madrid.
On the second rest day of the 2022 Vuelta a España, Ed Hood looks back on the last tough six stages in the north of Spain. Remco Evenepoel is in control, but there is still a long and hard road to Madrid over the next twelve stages.
So far the 2022 Vuelta a España has been all Jumbo-Visma and Sam Bennett. But we are only three stages in and there is a long road to Madrid. Ed Hood has his Grand Tour eye on the precedings in Holland to give us his first 'Rest Day Round Up'.
The fastest Tour de France in history is over. One of the best, many say - excitement every day and we all thought Tadej Pogačar was going to win, but... Ed Hood gives us his thoughts on stage 16 through to the final stage 21 in Paris; the win for Jonas Vingegaard and the dominant Jumbo-Visma team.
We are now in the most important part of any Grand Tour, the third and final week. It could all be turned upside down in one stage. First Ed Hood looks back at week 3 and all the stories that caught his Tour de France eye. Stage 10 through to stage 15.
Is it really only the end of the first week of the 2022 Tour de France? A lot has happened since the first rest day and Denmark, Ed Hood catches up with all the action as the Tour moves to the big mountains via Belgium and Switzerland - Stage 4 through to stage 9.
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.
The dust has settled on yet another stunning Giro d'Italia, excitement all the way, with very few dull moments. Jai Hindley was a worthy winner and the top 10 was full of talent. Ed Hood has been glued to the Italian Grand Tour to give us his take on the 2022 La Corsa Rosa.