Simon Richardson

Team NetApp-Endura recce Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013

Bora to re-open door for pro cycling in Germany?

German company Bora was announced as the new title sponsor of the NetApp-Endura team, effective from January 1,  2015, at a rest-day press conference on the Tour de France today.…

Garmin-Sharp, Majorca, February 2014

Garmin set for change of direction

The Garmin-Sharp team, so long the advocates of high-risk tactics, will re-route their race sat-nav and put their weight behind Andrew Talansky for the Tour‘s general classification this year. Rather…

Team Sky recce the roads of Yorkshire ahead of the 2014 Tour de France

Blog: Riding Yorkshire’s Tour stages: Day 2

That was insane. The second stage of this year’s Tour de France will be one of the toughest of the whole race. I’ve ridden the route of the Marmotte, I’ve…

Buttertubs from the top

Blog: Riding Yorkshire’s Tour stages – Day 1

I’m in Yorkshire with Wiggle to ‘Ride the Route’ of the Tour de France‘s first two stages in this beautiful British county. Yes it’s stunning. Yes it’s going to look…