Maxime Monfort Takes Lead In Tour Méditerranéen

Saturday’s stage 4 in the Tour Méditerranéen brought the leader’s jersey to RADIOSHACK LEOPARD TREK’s Maxime Monfort. Monfort, 30, had moved into second place after the stage 2 individual time trial, sitting 22-seconds behind leader Lars Boom in the classification. A breakaway victory on Mt. Faron went to Jean-Christophe Peraud (AG2R la Mondiale) who attacked on the final climb to earn his … [Read more...]

Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 2: Pinotti Injured In Time Trial Crash

BMC Racing Team's Marco Pinotti broke two ribs and injured his shoulder when he crashed during Thursday's individual time trial at the Tour Méditerranéen. Wind May Be To Blame Pinotti had just turned left on a fast section of the 24-kilometer course before the final climb of Mont Saint Claire. "It was a tailwind on that section and I crashed a couple meters after the corner," Pinotti said. … [Read more...]