The British sporting summer has been just…

...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. ...read this Blog post →

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One last sting in the 100th Tour de France…

...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. ...read this Blog post →

100th Tour, Mont Ventoux, in yellow, on Bastille day…

...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. ...read this Blog post →

Like deja vu that you’ve never seen…

...before. Stage 8 on the second Saturday of the 2012 Tour de France in the first trip to the mountains Chris Froome rode to a brilliant stage victory and Sky's team leader took the yellow jersey on a mountain top finish. Exactly the same thing happened on the second Saturday of the 2013 Tour. ...read this Blog post →

Chris Froome finds that it’s easy…

...being number 2. But being number 1 on the team, the protected rider, the favourite, the one with the target on their back now that's just a little harder. Still his fourth place in the Vuelta was a great effort. ...read this Blog post →

The golden cherry on top of…

...the icing and the hundred and thousands. The toppings on the cake of British road cycling have just been piling up this year, with Bradley Wiggins adding the Olympic time trial gold yesterday. ...read this Blog post →

How the BBC managed to make Cav’s disappointment…

...even worse to watch. It was excruciating watching Great Britain - no Team GB here - being thwarted by their own success in the men's road race on the first full day of the Olympics. Not just because Mark Cavendish didn't have a chance to win. ...read this Blog post →

One more box to be ticked in France…

...for the perfect finish. Mark Cavendish owns the Champs-Élysées and it was up to Bradley Wiggins in the yellow jersey to make sure he won for the fourth straight time in the Tour's final stage. ...read this Blog post →