Following the path of champions of Britain like Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins, have given the tournament of cycling a boost. In fact the means of cycling taken as a sport has also received acclaim form the Britons.
The Anti- Doping agency of the USA is all set to reveal the list of the 37 redacted individuals included in the investigation of cyclist Lance Armstrong to an independent commission which is formed to look into the tarnished past of the sport.
Marcel Kittel, the back-to-back Tour of Dubai stage winner, has downplayed the disputes of his arch rivalry with top sprinters, especially Mark Cavendish.
Leading Brit cyclist Cavendish was hailed as the best sprinter of Tour France by renowned French daily L’Equipe two years back – after he came up as the 1st rider to win on the most prestigious cycling championship of the world for 4 years in a row.
British Cycling has now come up with grading systems for sportives. With this new system, cyclists who enter sportives from the next year will have a method to judge their comparative degrees of difficulty. The base of the grading system, as announced by the Governing body of British Cycling, will be on a difficulty scale of 1 to 5.
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.