All eyes had been on Chris Froome in the Vuelta a Espana event.
He had been in the lead when he attacked Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador. He lost out time for both. As a result, he had a difficult day at the event. Nario moved into the leading [position. This occurred at the eighth stage of the race, which was at La Camperona. Froome from Team Sky started the battle with the other contenders. He accelerated when there was about 1.3 km to finish. He distanced both Alberto as well as Alejandro. He was unable to shake off Quintana however.
As active is the men’s tours are the women’s biking tours as well.
Armitstead has won the women’s tour that was recently concluded. Final stage victory was claimed by Lotta Lepisto while overall victory was claimed by Lizzie Armistead of the Boels-Dolmans team. On the final day Lotta joined the breakaway group that won the sprint and claimed the stage honors.
In Ottawa, cycling has hit a tipping point and it needs modern infrastructure to keep up, said a local advocacy group.
Annual report from Citizens for Safe Cycling, released on Saturday, showed that cycling trips have jumped forty-four per cent between the years 2010 and 2015.
FIC chief Di Rocco was reportedly in a huge clash with UCI President over Astana’s license but the Italian has strongly denied any question of row with Brian Cookson.
As per the reports, the FIC boss raised a query that why Management Committee of the UCI weren’t consulted prior to UCI’s recommendation of revoking Astana of WorldTour status by License Commission.
Di Ricco, a member of the Management Committee himself, accused the UCI boss of taking to unilateral approach instead of permitting License Commission in taking independent decisions.
Brit riding great Sir Wiggins has reportedly contributed 5,000 pounds as donation to 5 Go-Ride clubs to help them in their discovery of future cycling stars.
Go-Ride is the development programme by Brit Cycling meant to explore young talents from the country. There’re three hundred Go-Ride clubs running across the nations, in schools and communities, with the mission to help young cyclists train in varied cycling disciplines.