Steve Cummings Of Data Dimension Wins The 2016 Tour of Britain

Steve Cummings clinched overall victory in the Tour of Britain at the end of the London Stage presented by TfL, finishing safely within the bunch to seal the Yellow Jersey presented by Eisberg, as Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory. The Brit, who took the jersey after Stage Six in Devon, crossed the line on Regent Street St James in 17th position as the bunch fought out the victory at the end of … [Read more...]

Cavendish Has D-Day On Mind As He Gets The Yellow Jersey

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Utah Beach, France, July 2, 2016 (AFP) - Mark Cavendish will wear the coveted yellow jersey for the first time on the Tour de France on Sunday after winning Saturday's opening stage at Utah Beach. The Manx Missile also closed in on the all-time stage wins record following a bunch sprint in which he timed his run perfectly to … [Read more...]

Data Improvements Improve The Fans’ Tour de France Experience

Saint-Lô, France, June 29, 2016 (AFP) - Tour de France fans will find it easier to follow their favorite riders during this year's race thanks to new GPS tracking technology. Each of the 198 riders' bikes will be fitted with a GPS tracking device that will communicate with those fitted to the other riders and to their team cars. That information will be analysed by a digital analytics … [Read more...]

Mark Cavendish Plays Down Paris-Roubaix Expectations

Compiègne, France, April 9, 2016 (AFP) - Mark Cavendish may be widely regarded as one of the greatest sprinters of all time but he said on Saturday he is happy to play a team role at Sunday's Paris-Roubaix one-day classic. Cavendish has won 26 Tour de France stages, putting him third on the all-time list, and was world champion in 2011, but he will be working for Norwegian team-mate Edvald … [Read more...]

Froome’s Team Sky Releases “Billion Points Of Data” Power Reports

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Sisteron, France, July 21, 2015 (AFP) - Chris Froome's Sky team said on Tuesday they have shared a "billion points of data" with the UK Anti-Doping Agency in a bid to quash speculation their team leader is cheating. Sky held a press conference during the second and final Tour de France rest day in Sisteron, near Gap in the … [Read more...]