No Tour de France 2022 for Julian Alaphilippe

Two months after his heavy fall in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step) made his return to the French Championship on Sunday and claims to have felt “better (than he) thought”. But the double world champion (2020, 2021), who has not carried out the optimal preparation, no longer fits into the plans of the Quick-Step team for … Read more

“He doesn’t deserve this”: the French riders of the Giro react to the abandonment of Romain Bardet

Romain Combaud (DSM) “I have lived in Clermont-Ferrand for twelve years and worked with Romain in the region for eight years. He has become a friend, even more so since we have been on the same team. Before the Giro, we trained together. We promised each other great things for this race. I knew he … Read more

Romain Bardet, 4th overall, abandons the Tour of Italy

Romain Bardet, who showed sparkling form on the Giro 2022 and was in 4th place in the general classification after two weeks of racing, was forced to retire this Friday. Less than an hour after the start of the 13th stage in San Remo, the Frenchman stopped on the side of the road, livid and … Read more