Tour de France

Tour de France

Walscheid delivers strong performance as Henao battles through the pain on stage 20 of Le Tour

Max Walscheid once again delivered another strong time trial performance as he finished 17th on the penultimate stage of the Tour de France, which was won by Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma). Walscheid followed up his excellent performances at the Giro d’Italia with another strong ride over the 30.8km course, that saw him briefly in the …

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Barbero replaces Aru in Team Qhubeka ASSOS’s Tour de France line-up

Spain’s Carlos Barbero has been called up as a replacement for Fabio Aru in the Team Qhubeka ASSOS line-up to tackle the 108th Tour de France. Barbero (30) will join three other riders on our roster who will make their first appearances at the race: Nicholas Dlamini, Sean Bennett and Victor Campenaerts. His selection will …

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Nizzolo fixes sights on World Championships as next major goal

The current European and Italian champion, Giacomo Nizzolo, will begin his preparations for the second-half of his season with his sights now firmly fixed on the UCI Road World Championships in Flanders in September. The 32-year-old Team Qhubeka ASSOS sprinter recently took his maiden Grand Tour stage win at the Giro d’Italia, a victory he …

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Tour de France 2020: Wrap

The final stage of the 2020 Tour de France saw the traditional finish on the Champs-Élysées end with fireworks as Sam Bennett (DQT) claimed victory on the famous cobbled finale. NTT Pro Cycling’s Max Walscheid was 10th concluding his debut Tour de France. Earlier on in the day, Team UAE celebrated their success taking in the gathered crowds along the run in to Paris, as Tadej Pogacar’s claimed overall …

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Walscheid steams into Paris

At nearly 2 metres tall and over 90kg NTT Pro Cycling’s Max Walscheid might have surprised many as he takes to the final stage of the 2020 Tour de France. In a race that featured eight mountain finishes and some brutally hard racing, the fast men in the peloton have spent many hours suffering with …

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Tour de France Stage 20: Reaction

Tadej Pogcacar stormed to victory in the stage 20 individual time trial at the Tour de France and in the process leap-frogged compatriot Primoz Roglic. In a dramatic day that saw a complete shake up of the top 10 in the GC, Richie Porte completed the podium spots ahead of the final stage in Paris. …

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Tour de France Stage 19: Reaction

Soren Kragh Andersen took his second impressive victory of the 2020 Tour de France, soloing to victory on stage 19 in Champagnole. Michael Gogl unfortunately was ruled out ahead of the day’s stage. The Austrian’s fighting efforts over the previous 18 stages had taken its toll and he didn’t take to the start line in …

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Tour de France Stage 17: Reaction

The ‘queen stage’ of the 2020 Tour de France was won by Miguel Angel Lopez (AST) in impressive fashion on the top of the Col de la Loze (2300m). He saw off the challenge of Primoz Roglic (TJV) and Tadej Pogacar (UAE), the two Slovenians retaining first and second in the GC battle. Michael Gogl …

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Tour de France Stage 16: Reaction

Stage 16 of the Tour de France saw Lennard Kamna (BOH) solo to an impressive victory after earlier playing an active role in forming the day’s breakaway that finally stuck. NTT Pro Cycling’s riders tried valiantly in a fast and furious opening 50km stretch to assist in forming the break – with Michael Gogl, Michael …

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