Cycling betting: BREAKAWAYS / the stage races

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     tomdouglas on Cycling    0 Comments    1334 Views

STAGE RACING, including the three grand tours, forms much of the road racing calendar, and is usually a mixture of daily races over varying terrain, and therefore requiring different skills from the riders hoping to win. Finding the winner: Many punters shy away from trying to find the winner of a stage which is less predictable. That is to say they only bet if it seems likely to finish in a bunch sprint, or if it's a big mountaintop finish... [ Read More ]


 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     tomdouglas on Cycling    0 Comments    810 Views

The 2016 World championship, men's road race, will follow a very unusual format, and at time of writing it is not known what distance will be covered. The schedule is set for 257.5km, on Sunday 16th October, across the desert roads of Quatar, before finishing with several laps around Doha. Qatar is host, annually, to an early season tour, which has proved very popular with the sprinters and with the classics riders. There are no hills in Qatar, the roads... [ Read More ]

2015 Tour De France

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     Micko70 on Cycling    3 Comments    1768 Views

The 2015 Tour De France begins in Holland on Saturday July 4th and ends as usual in Paris on July 26th, in this years edition of the race, the race will visit 6 Towns/Cities that have never experienced the race before The race gets underway in Holland when Utrecht hosts the opening individual time trial, the race then moves onto Belgium where stages 2 & 3 finish Stage 4 see's the race finally enter France as they finish in Cambrai... [ Read More ]

Giro d'Italia

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:12pm     scoobydoo68 on Cycling    2 Comments    6780 Views

The Giro d'Italia 2014 begins on the 9th of May and for the first time ever will begin in Ireland for the opening three stages before moving across to Italy, this race is widely considered the second biggest tour in world cycling after the Tour de France and offers a mix of time trials and leg breaking mountain climbs so there will be something in it for every rider. STAGES IN DETAIL Stage 1 •Belfast 21.7 km Stage 1 is... [ Read More ]

Tour de France 2016

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     tomdouglas on Cycling    0 Comments    1433 Views

Commencing on Saturday 2nd of July: Le Tour de France is the singularly most important event on the pro-cycling calendar. Can Chris Froome win it for a third time? Can France find a winner, for the first time since 1985? DAILY STAGE PREVIEWS: Many stages will be previewed on the evening before taking place. Any preview will be added beneath the brief stage description/outline. 22 teams of 9 riders, so 198 starters, but how many will make it to Paris?... [ Read More ]

Messi or Ronaldo have nothing on this guy and his bike

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     on Cycling    2 Comments    390 Views

Martyn Ashton and his sky pinerallo, 10 grand worth of bike, a road bike at that and he pulls of all the tricks on his stiff carbon rig. Filmed around the UK Ashton shows that biking is also an art form showing the ultimate in control of man and bike. He also had this classic around the mercedes offices. Martyn is a really enjoyable freestyler but instead of a ball the bicycle is his instrument. [ Read More ]

Your source for Lance Armstrong and the USADA release (updated)

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     on Cycling    0 Comments    429 Views

11/10/12 Armstrong Debate can end here 10/10/12 I thought it might be useful for people looking for a referenece guide of articles relating to the fall out from the USADA releasing its file to the UCI and to the Public today on doping in cycling Armstrong Lawyers reactions Wade Statement on USADA release Armstrong and Sandusky the denial 6 former teammates to receive bans Barry releases confession of doping USUADA report to detail key evidence Leipheimer statement and admitting doping... [ Read More ]

Eddy Merckx - Half Man Half Bike - Cyclings Greatest Legends (the Greatest Ever?)

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     on Cycling    0 Comments    736 Views

Eddy Merckx Nickname : The cannibal Born 17th June 1945 Rider Typer : All Rounder, a grinding climber who had a mean sprint and excellent time trial skills to go with his big gears. Palmares: Tour De France Winner: 69,70, 71 , 72, 74 Points : 69,71, 72 mountains : 69, 70 Stages : 34 Stages from 1969-75 Giro D'Italia Winner: 68, 70, 72, 73, 74 Points: 68, 73 Mountains : 68 Stages: 24 Stages 24 from 1968-74 Vuelta a... [ Read More ]

Cycling 2012 World Championships, Men Individual Time Trial: 45.7Km

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     on Cycling    1 Comment    736 Views

Mens Time Trial 19th of September 2012 The World Championships are here, coming from Valkenburg, Holland. As Holland goes this is very hilly and the course sees some major hills involved. The course is just 45km from Heerlen to Valkenburg. their are two drags which will suit the power guys but also 2 hills to give the lighter guys a go. It is a long enough distance that only a handful have a chance of grabbing the gold and the... [ Read More ]

UCI World Championships - Mens Road Race

 Last updated Mar 26, 3:11pm     KanKeano on Cycling    0 Comments    3257 Views

UCI World Championships - Mens Road Race The World Championships end on Sunday with the "blue riband" event, the Men's Road Race, with the winner being afforded the right to wear the famous rainbow jersey for the next season. The winner also wins the right to get the rainbow ribands adorned on his jersey for the rest of his career. The current World Champion, Mark Cavendish, will be looking to defend the title he won in Denmark last year and... [ Read More ]

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