Slovenian cyclist Luka Mezgec registered a comfortable victory in the first stage of the Volta a Catalunya, whereas Chris Froome was successful in finishing it safely in the peloton. Mezgec capitalized on the support provided by his teammates at Giant – Shimano team to beat his closest opponent, Leign Howard of Orica - Greenedge , to clinch the title at Calella.
One of the great riders in cycling Stuart O’Grady will be speaking for the first time publicly since July after his drug confession. Stuart O’Grady who is an Olympic gold medalist confessed in the latter half of 2013 after the Tour de France that he had used some banned blood booster in the year 1998.
The recent declaration of 2014 Tour France route has raised great concerns among cyclists. Cobblestones are once again back for the Tour route the coming year which is speculated to bring in a dramatic twist in the race.
Cobblestones used to be a regular feature in Tour France initially given that majority of French roads was choked with small rocky chunks. As those roads started disappearing with passing Tours, the cobblestones became a rarity on the Tour track.
Bradley Wiggins, a highly esteemed professional cyclist has decided to leave the road and come back on the track of after the end of the next session. Apart from winning the world famous cycling event Tour De France 2012, Bradley has won four Olympic Titles which is not at all surprising for such a brilliant sportsperson of Britain. He described that it will be a wonderful closing session of his career if it has a gold mark of next Olympic apart from which he is also chasing Olympics to move on to the fifth.
Andy Raymond Schleck was a born cyclist and is seen more on the cycle than off it. Born in Luxembourg, he has been one of the greatest professional cyclists the world has ever seen. From one event to the other, he has been winning one title after the other and in the process leaving his mark on the world.
Cycling has been in his blood as his father was also a great cyclist and had won many titles during his peak time. Like father like son, Andy Raymond Schleck was not to be left behind and this meant that he has won as many titles and accolades like his father.
Todd Herriott was a professional cyclist, and is now one of the most experienced and respected bike trainers around.
He founded Herriott Sports Performance, a company which lets him pass on his expertise in coaching and strength conditioning for endurance athletes.
Herriot spent many years on the pro tour, which has allowed him to pick up the very best of the training techniques that are out there. His experience as a personal trainer at one of New York's health clubs, helped him develop a vast knowledge base about "what works" for athletes.
He won many fans throughout his career, and was reknowned as one of the most hard-working and dedicated cyclists around. It was his will to win (as well as to finish) that inspired his fans the most, and inspired this website.
Please feel free to post a message to Todd, and hopefully oneday he will read them :)
In the meantime, if you want to continue supporting Todd, head over to his Sports Performance Center or check them out online - the link is at the top.
With the launch of the 2011 range of Boardman Bikes happening on Thursday, we thought we'd give them a road test for our readers. These are the kind of bikes that pros like Lance Armstrong and Alessandro Petacchi like to be seen on!
The Boardman Road Pro Carbon, priced at £1800, will be the centre-piece bike of the Boardman Performance range, using the same frame design as the brand new Elite Seris AiR (aerodynamic racing) frame.