#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 ganadores: uno en la carrera perdió

#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 ganadores: uno en la carrera perdió

Lieja: Un día con dos héroes. El primero es el que gana, el alemán Marcel Kittel, el segundo es el que pierde, el estadounidense Taylor Phinney. Ambos dos tipos grandes de 1 metro y 90 que no los mueves ni usando cañones. Uno que toma el maillot de lunares en casa, luchando en los pasos elevados ya en Grafenberg y ganando después de 200 km de rodaje en fuga a la nada de la meta. Una historia de éxito la suya que hace dos años (mayo de 2014) tuvo un accidente muy grave contra un guard rail en la frontera entre Tennessee y Georgia. Resultado? El doble fractura en su […]

#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 winners, one as defeated

#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 winners, one as defeated

LIEGI: A day with 2 heroes. The first is the one who wins, the German Marcel Kittel, the second is the one who loses, the American Taylor Phinney. Both 1-meter and 90-inch high. One who takes home the best climber shirt, struggling at Grafenberg and taking him home after 200 km of escape ended at nothing from the finish line. A happy ending after 2 years ago (May 2014) he had had a very serious accident against a gard rail at the border between Tennesee and Georgia. Result? The double fracture to the left leg. An escape of 200 km to return to live his life as a true runner, […]

#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 winners, one as defeated

#TOURDEFRANCE, 2 winners, one as defeated

LIEGI: A day with 2 heroes. The first is the one who wins, the German Marcel Kittel, the second is the one who loses, the American Taylor Phinney. Both 1-meter and 90-inch high. One who takes home the best climber shirt, struggling at Grafenberg and taking him home after 200 km of escape ended at nothing from the finish line. A happy ending after 2 years ago (May 2014) he had had a very serious accident against a gard rail at the border between Tennesee and Georgia. Result? The double fracture to the left leg. An escape of 200 km to return to live his life as a true runner, […]

#TOURDEFRANCE: 2 winners, one as defeated

#TOURDEFRANCE: 2 winners, one as defeated

LIEGI: A day with 2 heroes. The first is the one who wins, the German Marcel Kittel, the second is the one who loses, the American Taylor Phinney. Both 1-meter and 90-inch high. One who takes home the best climber shirt, struggling at Grafenberg and taking him home after 200 km of escape ended at nothing from the finish line. A happy ending after 2 years ago (May 2014) he had had a very serious accident against a gard rail at the border between Tennesee and Georgia. Result? The double fracture to the left leg. An escape of 200 km to return to live his life as a true runner, […]

Vroom… que Froome. Bala que lástima

Vroom… que Froome. Bala que lástima

Düsseldorf: Que Froome chicos. El británico hoy fuè una verdadera bala que con un extraordinario rendimiento deja tras de sí todos los aspirantes a la victoria final. Destacamentos muy largos y una gran pérdida de hoy en Alemania: un luchador como el español Alejandro Valverde (el mismo punto de Ion Izagirre) después de unos pocos kilómetros. Se cae y se va al hospital. Una mala cosa, tal vez una ligereza de los organizadores. Perdemos un protagonista confiado, hace dos años subió a la tercera posición del podio. Aparte Valverde son dos las cosas que informarles. El dominio de SKY con 4 corredores en los primeros 8 de la clasifica (incluyendo […]

El espectáculo del Tour

El espectáculo del Tour

Alemania vuelve en gran estilo en el Tour de Francia con una inversión importante, millonario. La televisión alemana, después de varios años de ausencia en la carrera más importante del mundo, está de vuelta en vigor en las carreteras francesas. Existen todos los ingredientes para una verdadera fiesta europea. Los favoritos para la general son aquellos que el año pasado estaban en el escalón más alto del podio: Chris Froome. Demasiado fuerte su equipo SKY si se piensa que el primero de los excluidos, Wouter Poels, el año pasado ganó la Lieja-Bastonne-Lieja. Se habla mucho de Richie Porte (BMC) que en Critérium du Dauphiné volaba. El Tasmanian nunca ha brillanto […]

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle starts with a flat time trial, along the Reno river, with a few turns. For specialists like Tony Martin, world champion coming from these lands, or the Australian Rohan Dennis who owned the Hour record for some month. A great come back for Germany at Tour de France with an millionaire investment. The German TV, after years away from this race, came back on the road with a great effort. We have all the ingredients for a big European party. The favourites for the final ranking are the same of the last year. Chris Froome is one of them. Its Sky Team is very strong, considering also […]

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle starts with a flat time trial, along the Reno river, with a few turns. For specialists like Tony Martin, world champion coming from these lands, or the Australian Rohan Dennis who owned the Hour record for some month. A great come back for Germany at Tour de France with an millionaire investment. The German TV, after years away from this race, came back on the road with a great effort. We have all the ingredients for a big European party. The favourites for the final ranking are the same of the last year. Chris Froome is one of them. Its Sky Team is very strong, considering also […]

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle

The Grand Boucle starts with a flat time trial, along the Reno river, with a few turns. For specialists like Tony Martin, world champion coming from these lands, or the Australian Rohan Dennis who owned the Hour record for some month. A great come back for Germany at Tour de France with an millionaire investment. The German TV, after years away from this race, came back on the road with a great effort. We have all the ingredients for a big European party. The favourites for the final ranking are the same of the last year. Chris Froome is one of them. Its Sky Team is very strong, considering also […]

20’ al top para salvar la pierna

20’ al top para salvar la pierna

No siempre un ciclista expresa lo mejor de sí mismos en el final de carrera. Especialmente durante las carreras por etapas donde hay muchas dinámicas que entran en juego. Cada corredor tiene un objetivo de jornada y general. Hay aquellos que ahorran energía en vista de las fracciones más favorables a sus características. Sin embargo, hay casos en los que tienen que trabajar para su propio capitán en una etapa determinada, o se va a lo máximo para adivinar un buen escape. Veamos uno de estos casos específicos. Nuestro tester es siempre Davide Martinelli (Quick Step) que nos indicò la etapa de Bérgamo a Valdengo. “La elegí porque me gustó […]