...continues. Yet another yellow jersey for Chris Froome, to go with seven stage victories, one third of the stages, by British riders, and the best young rider in Adam Yates, it's a British game now.
...he won the Tour? As Chris Froome crossed the line on the final two stages of this years Critérium du Dauphiné it's the happiest I think I've seen him on a bike since his Tour de France victory in 2013.
...hour. It would have been a special way to bow out adding the hour record to his already impressive palmares.
...tours. The Vuelta a Espana and the Tour of Britain finished at the weekend both in their own way were grand.
...Glasgow. Lizzie Armitstead always seems to come second in the big events, Geraint Thomas while a winner on the track spends his road days slogging his guts out for others.
...great. England football team at the World Cup, the cricket team against Sri Lanka and now India, the rugby teams against the southern hemisphere - some say that Murray berk at Wimbledon. Now the cycling is imploding.
...Sheffield? The 2014 Tour De France Depart through Yorkshire were reet grand.
...runs. England finally managed to get some runs on the board in a test match and they still couldn't win a game. Yorkshire runs it was that they wasted.
...how? After Britain's haul of medals at the velodrome in the 2012 London Olympics it was the refrain from those beaten on the track. Riders given hope after the failure during the Track Cycling World Championships.
...not. It shows how far British cycling has come over the last few years that coming away from the 2013 UCI Road World Championships with one medal was a great disappointment.
...war einfach zu gut. Sir Bradley Wiggins could do no more in his attempt to win the World Championships Time Trial. Tony Martin was just on another level.
...now. Last year a victory saw Jonathan Tiernan-Locke get a big move to Sky this year it saw Sir Bradley Wiggins put a little gloss on what has been an otherwise “after the lord mayor's show” season.
...tail. The French couldn't let Britain have it all their own way on the 100th Tour de France, well with a bit of help from the Germans. But they couldn't stop Chris Froome winning the yellow jersey for Britain's second Tour victory.
...couldn't get any better for British cycling. On a mountain that has had a major impact on British cycling, Chris Froome chose the biggest stage to make his biggest statement. If this really was a yellow winning ride then it couldn't have been more emphatic.
...stage victory. After stage 13 from Tours to Saint-Amand-Montrond we saw the old Mark Cavendish, not the the grumpy old man looking for answers, but the chirpy young pup buzzing about his team.