UAE Tour Stage 2 – Chrono de Chaud

Todays’ stage put the riders and their expensive, rapid bikes against the clock. So yeah it was set to be a mundane day on the couch, watching and waiting for one man to roll down the ramp, and indefinitely win. Before we get into the details of the stage the main headline was that Alpecin-Fenix had to withdraw all seven riders from the race. Unfortunately, Mathieu Van Der Poel was forced out of any, far-fetched chance of winning the overall. The reason for their withdrawal was due to a staff member testing positive for Covid-19. A mere 12 months after the UAE tour produced cycling’s first positive cases.

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New Blog!

Tom Portsmouth wins at Langemark new blog

This is my first post… nothing much to see just yet. Please come back later to find some more blog posts about my life as a UK-based racing cyclist. Hopefully there will soon be posts about my last season as a youth U16 in 2017, as well as some training information and future plans on cycling and racing in UK and in mainland Europe in 2018 and beyond.