Giro d’Italia Stage 18 Heads For The Mountians

MILAN, May 29, 2014 (AFP) - King of the mountains leader Julian Arredondo won the 18th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday as fellow Colombian Nairo Quintana held onto the overall race lead. Trek's Arredondo broke clear of an escape group in the final 4km and held off another compatriot, Fabio Duarte, to claim his maiden victory in the race. "I've been trying since the start to … [Read more...]

Galibier Feted As Yellow Jersey Battle Intensifies

by Justin Davis PINEROLO, Italy, July 20, 2011 (AFP) - Tour de France organizers will have a chance for some nostalgia Thursday when Col du Galibier takes center stage on arguably the hardest day in the Alps. For reigning champion Alberto Contador and co., however, there will be little room for celebration as their tight battle for the coveted yellow jersey hits new heights. "The … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage18 Climbs

PINEROLO, Italy, July 20, 2011 - A list of the climbs on the 18th stage of the Tour de France Thursday: Stage 18: July 21 - Pinerolo to Galibier Serre-Chevalier (200.5km) Km 107 - Col Agnel - 23.7km at 6.5 (unclassified) Km 145.5 - Col d'Izoard - 14.1km at 7.3 (unclassified) Km 200.5 - Col du Galibier - 22.8km at 4.9 (unclassified) Note: kilometre marks summit. … [Read more...]

Tour of Spain Results – Stage & Overall

Standings from the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain, a ride from Talavera de la Reina to Avila on Thursday: 1. Philip Deignan (NIR/CTT) 4h19min 14sec (average: 38,190 km/h) 2. Roman Kreuziger (CZE/LIQ) at 0:03. 3. Jakob Diemer Fuglsang (DEN/SAX) 0:16. 4. Manuel Vázquez (ESP/MCO) … [Read more...]

Stage 18 Finishing Sprint Video by Versus

This video is brought to us by our friends at Versus Another Stage for Team Columbia By: Phil Liggett Boring to the eye, but great if your name is Marcus Berghardt. It was the first stage of the Tour de France to turn away from the race for yellow and concentrate on the win on given day. This was another stage though for Team Columbia to feel proud of. They have won five … [Read more...]

Sastre Still Wearing Yellow As Burghardt Wins 18th Tour Stage

ST ETIENNE, France, July 24, 2008 (AFP) - Spaniard Carlos Sastre of the CSC team retained the Tour de France yellow jersey here Thursday as German Marcus Burghardt handed his Columbia team their fifth victory of the race. Burghardt dominated a short, two-man sprint with Spaniard Carlos Barredo of the Quick Step team at the end of the 196.5km stage from Bourg d'Oisans to here to claim his … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 18 Preview

A few difficulties still remain through the hills of the Monts du Forez on the road to Saint-Etienne. Watch out for end-of-the race fatigue and long breakaways which could create suspense, just possibly shaking up the overall placings … [Read more...]