Chris Froome, the current Tour de France looks all the more confident post his amazing victory in the world’s most prestigious cycling championship. After his Tour France win, the ace Brit rider is now aiming for World Championship Jersey. The 2013 World Championship is scheduled to be held in September in Florence.
Geraint Thomas is a name to reckon with in the international cycling circuits and his victories are legendary. He has survived many injuries and has yet come out the winner in the lot. When he was riding for the Tour de France, he fractured his pelvis and still finished the tour because of his fighting spirits.
This tour would become the most memorable one for a long time to come for him. Though he had a fracture in his pelvis right in the first stage of the race, he still managed to fight till the finish and stay with the team.
Women's Cycling Association is all set hold their official launch party on 24th August, Saturday, at Fort Collins in Colorado. There the organization will unveil their official logo and its website.
The British sprinter Mark Cavendish belonging to the Omega Pharma-Quick Step got his 100th stage victory in Giro d’Italia after winning the 12th stage in Treviso, Italy. This marked his third victory in the Giro d’Italia this year. However, Vincenzo Nibali (Italian cyclist) is still leading in the Giro d’Italia. Cavendish’s victory in the 12th stage has shattered the hopes of Bradley Wiggins to win Giro d’Italia this year. Wiggins was already suffering from a bad cold and chest infection.
With the Tour de France for this year coming closer every day, organizers have already started planning for Tour de France 2014. There are going to be some major changes to be done in the tracks of the Tour de France routes.