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Brailsford says ‘Oi Porte – c’mon my saaaaarn!’

Sir Dave Brailsford opined that Team Sky in general and Richie Porte in particular, can be title contenders for Tour de France. Currently in eight position in the general classification, Richie Porte is 1:54 minutes behind leader Vincenzo Nibali. Meanwhile, the team lost Xabi Zandio due to a broken collarbone during the sixth stage. Regarding Bradley Wiggins’s non-selection following Chris Froome’s withdraw ...

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Wiggins Abandons Tour De Suisse Following Crash

Bradley Wiggins’ team doctor Steve Baynes announced on Wednesday that the 34 year old British rider would pull out of the Tour of Switzerland following a crash during Tuesday’s 4th stage. Wiggins had already been struggling during the tour, and had been slipping out of contention for a top spot going in to stage 4. At the time of the crash, Wiggins was not involved in any rough riding, but had been hanging ...

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Delaying the Inevitable – Wiggins

We are a step closer to what we all expected. Sir Bradley Wiggins being officially omitted from Team Sky’s roster for the Tour de France. Fingers have been pointed and rumours have been spread, but a definitive answer could be much sooner because of this announcement. “Team England names Sky rider Sir Bradley Wiggins to represent them in Commonwealth Games.” This is all but the final shove out the door to m ...

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Sagan, Sprints, and a “Sir” Stir up the Suisse

Someone has come out of hibernation. Peter Sagan has reappeared after his time off training in Colorado. And it looks like the time off from racing has paid off. Sagan is looking to defend his green jersey at the Tour de France and is quickly showing the world that he will be a force to reckon with. He recently won the third stage at the Tour de Suisse and battled to the very end of stage four against speed ...

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Wiggins Wigged Out

The proverbial hammer has been dropped. Sir Bradley Wiggins has officially been omitted from Team Sky’s lineup for the cycling world’s biggest prize, the Tour de France. And it was not a mutual break-up: “I am gutted. I feel I am in the form I was in two years ago. Now if I want to the Tour again, the reality is that I might have to go elsewhere.” Wiggins sounded more like a jilted ex-lover who was not invi ...

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Va Va Froome Drops Subtle Bradley Bomb

Everyone’s favourite bike-themed battle has renewed hostilities. Subtle verbal jabs have been released from Tour de France favourite Chris Froome regarding his BFF and teammate, Sir Bradley Wiggins. With Wiggins’ role during next month’s Tour de France in question, Froome proceeded to help push Wiggins off a cliff...gently. In a statement in Yorkshire, he mentioned “Plan B” and expressed his affection for a ...

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