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A Day in Yellow: Andrea Carrea

In the 1952 Tour de France, Andrea Carrea, a domestique riding for Fausto Coppi and Gino Bartali in the Italian team, burst into tears as he pulled on the yellow jersey, saying that he was not worthy of an honour meant for his leaders.

A Day in Yellow: Max Bulla

In the 1931 Tour, Max Bulla snatched the overall lead at the end of stage 2, becoming the first — and only — touriste-routier to get his hands on the coveted yellow jersey. A monster performance.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Feb 07, 2019 - Racing has started in earnest. Volta a Valenciana and the GP La Marseillaise reports and video plus Brico Cross. Too much pressure on Evenepoel-Top Story. Wildcards for Flanders, Wevelgem and Dwars door. Froome for Catalunya-Thomas for Strade Bianche? Contador Wants Mas for WorldTour team, Démare for Giro, no Woman's Tour, Limburg and Obree looks at UCI bans.

EUROTRASH Christmas Thursday!

Dec 24, 2015 - The best to all you EuroTrash readers out there, but the trash still needs to be emptied. We take a look at the UCI's other problem. Race news from the TDU, Tirreno and the Tour de France. Team announcements from Etixx, Giant, Lotto, Movistar, Wanty, Lampre and BMC. Add rider news from Quintana, Benoot and Lastras.


Dec 21, 2015 - The power struggle between ASO and the UCI has reared its ugly head again, no ASO races in the WorldTour surely means no WorldTour. Two exciting cross races at the week-end, results and video action in EuroTrash Monday. Team news, race news and everything else we could find.

Pantani Roadside: Chasing le Tour 1998

February 14th takes on a very different meaning for fans of pro cycling, this year marking eight years since Marco Pantani’s tragic death. But in 1998, Il Pirata was at the top – winning the rare Giro – Tour double. Ale Federico set out from Genoa on his new moto to see the race for himself, and recorded the odyssey in his personal diary…

Euro Trash Thursday!

The Tour is well underway and it has had its fair share of crashes and controversy in only a few stages. As you would guess there is soo much Euro Tour Trash out there, but we have got our hands dirty and sifted through to find the juicy bits! And anything else interesting that might be happening.

Carmichael Sez: Wheel Change 101

Tactics: Someone asked me how I decide what to write about during the Tour. It’s simple - I watch the race for something interesting to use to teach people about the Tour and cycling in general. Today I noticed a Milram rider get a flat tire in the final hour and it started me thinking about the process of getting a wheel change....