Thomas Voeckler Injured Being Hit By A Car

LIMOGES, France, Aug 19, 2014 - French Europcar rider Thomas Voeckler was struck by a car and appeared to injure his shoulder just before the start of the Tour du Limousin in Limoges on Tuesday. Voeckler, 35, was preparing for the start of the first stage of the four-stage race when he was hit by the car at a roundabout, an AFP correspondent at the scene, who witnessed the incident, … [Read more...]

Kocjan finds more podium, climbs higher in overall on final day at Tour du Limousin

LIMOGES, France, Aug 19 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Jure Kocjan closed out the Tour du Limousin with a bang on Friday, finishing the fourth stage on the podium in a mass sprint and rising to sixth in the overall classification after a hot, hilly week in French cattle country. Kocjan, from Slovenia, finished second in Friday's 180km stage from a start at Lacs de Haut Charente that looped … [Read more...]

Hot as blazes Allasac comes to photo-finish for Kocjan at Tour du Limousin

ALLASAC, France, Aug 17 - Team Type 1 - SANOFI rider Jure Kocjan sprinted to a photo finish on Wednesday, hurling his bike across the line for a podium position at the end of a brutally hot and hilly stage two at the Tour du Limousin. Kocjan, from Slovenia, found himself in a select group of riders on the final climb, and watched as a lone rider escaped for victory in the final five … [Read more...]

Larsson Wins Tour du Limousin

LIMOGES - The Swedish rider Gustav Larsson (Saxo Bank) won on Friday the 43rd Tour of Limousin cycling race at the end of the fourth and final stage between Ambazac (Haute-Vienne) and Limoges 182 2 km. The stage was won by the Italian Davide Appollonio (Cervelo). Larsson, 29, who was the winner on Wednesday in the race against the clock. He won beating out Amand-Montrond (Cher) by 20 … [Read more...]