TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 8

Richard Carapaz withstanding the challenge of Uran to win the Tour De Suisse.Swiss star Gino Mader pipped Canadian Mike Woods to the finishto win the stage, his second of the Tour. Uran was left on his own to try to wrestle the title from Carapaz after the withdrawal of Julian Alaphilippe who was attending theContinue reading “TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 8”

TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 7

Stage 7 Time Trial won by Colombian Rigoberto Uran. He trounced second placed Jullian Alaphilippe by 40 seconds and Gino Mader finishing third. Yellow jersey holder Carapaz had a commanding 1 minute 11 lead atop the general classification ahead of Uran but Carapaz’s poor showing saw that lead cut to just 17seconds, with Alaphilippe onlyContinue reading “TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 7”

TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 6

Controversial finish to an otherwise great stage. The mountain stage got ugly on Friday when Rui Costa of UAE team Emirates appeared to had crossed over to the left to impede Kron the Dane who had looked to overtake Costa about 100 meters to the finish. Hermann Pernsteiner was dropped with about 6km to goContinue reading “TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 6”

TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 2

Dutchman Van Der Poel conquering the flat plains of Neuhasen to Lachen,178km with 2 climbs at the end. Germany’s Schachmann finishing second between Van Der Poel and another Dutchman Woet Poels on the podium. Sun was up at the beginning followed by intermittent rain making the road surface tricky for the riders. Watch the clipContinue reading “TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 2”

TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 1

The Swiss dominating the podium on the Tour of Switzerland on Sunday with a one-two finish. Stefan Kung finishing four seconds ahead of compatriot Stefan Bissegger. Notice Stefan’s shoes? These are very light for pretty much obvious reasons. For one heavy shoes take the pace off the paddling hey and they get the grip necessaryContinue reading “TOUR DE SUISSE STAGE 1”