As we embark on the final week of the 2020 Tour de France, Ed Hood looks at the action so far. Sunday's stage 15 ended a few hopes, but the race is not over yet and the battle of the Slovenians is still on, with a couple of Colombians and Adam Yates waiting in the wings.
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.
May 28, 2020 - Will we see fans road-side? - Top Story. Cycling news just keeps coming in: Colombians fly, Worlds in Switzerland, Bruyneel deal, Dumoulin MPCC, Viviani Tour/Giro, Pedersen to Poland, Groenewegen prefers Giro, Buchmann no fans, Démare operation, Backstëdt breaks shin, Higuita good as Urán, Cant and Naesen contract, Hageland go ahead, Ridley sponsorship, ISN season and Simeoni and Hamilton talk about the Lance film.
Apr 23. 2020 - Tour in August, not everyone thinks it's a good idea - Top Story. Race news from the Suisse5. Plugge recovering from corona, Kittel, Brailsford, Uran, Pinot and Bardet talk Tour and Majka talks Giro. Giro Rosa in September, Vuelta Madrid canceled, cross and Classics on the same day, Bora to race till Christmas, Arkéa-Samsic extends contracts, Martin retirement and Unzué compares Quintana and Froome.
Nov 18, 2019 - Will the 2020 Vuelta a España climb the Tourmalet? - Top Story. All the results and video from Flandriencross, Tabor, Gent '6 Days' and Shanghai Criterium. Other cycling news: Vuelta in France, HEMA and Jumbo, Arkea on Canyon, BORA 2020, rider contracts, Fröhlinger retires, UAE legal action, Movistar wear Alé, Urán training. Col Collective climbs the Tourmalet.
Vuelta Preview: The third Grand Tour of the year rolls down the team time trial ramp in the Spanish resort town of Torrevieja on Saturday evening for one of the most open Vuelta a España's for years. It doesn't look there is a dominant rider, but Ed Hood runs through the course and riders to see who could pull off the big win in Madrid. Vuelta time!
PEZ Tour Preview Un-Picked: It must be great to have a crystal ball or the benefit of Clairvoyance, Ed Hood has the next best thing - Insight and experience. Let's look back at the Tour de France predictions from the PEZ sage and see how close he came to picking 'who was hot' and who wasn't.
They’re part of the landscape now, those Colombian riders; Chaves, Gaviria, Quintana, Uran and now Egan Bernal, all rampaging across Grand Tours and Classics landscapes. Ed Hood was one of the first to 'big up' Egan Bernal, here is his article form a couple of years ago about the Colombians influence on modern cycling.
Nov 12, 2018 - Another double win for Mathieu van der Poel - All the action and video from Gavere and Jaarmarktcross. Urán to start 2019 in the Colombia - Top Story. Loads of other cycling news: Top teams for the Gent '6 Day', Fuglsang plans '19, Chapter2 and Bigla, contracts, Tafi has team for Roubaix, boxing Boogerd and Dunbar video. Monday news and coffee time.