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Contador Shrugs Off Second Place Finish

Two highly-decorated racers who would most likely play an important key in the final standings, battled at the end of the opening time trial at Criterium du Dauphine. Alberto Contador finished eight seconds behind Chris Froome, but saw the light at the end of the tunnel. “It’s okay. For me the last part was very hard with a very strong headwind.” And that headwind influenced the outcome of this first test. ...

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The Battle of Words Between Two Sirs

Do you feel a draft? It’s getting quite frosty on Team Sky. Not only are Chris Froome and Sir Bradley Wiggins having a tiff, but now a battle of he say/she say has started between Wiggins and Sir David Brailsford. And it’s never a good idea to argue with one’s employer. Wiggins claims he was left off the Team Sky’s Tour de France roster, but Brailsford stated no such decision was made...yet. “At Team Sky we ...

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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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