23rd July, 2010 by Dave Prentis

Andy Schleck coming up the last 500m of Col du Tourmalet with Alberto Contador in his shadow. The Col du Tourmalet stage was set to be the big showdown between Shleck and Contador, and it didn’t disappoint. Drove out of my hotel at 7am and headed straight for La Mongie, which is the ski village […]


22nd July, 2010 by Dave Prentis

Just a very quick update to show how awesome this photo is. Today’s stage up Col du Tourmalet was rainy, cold and the visibility was non-existent, but it was a great day. I’ll do a longer update on the stage later, but for now I have to pack and get ready to fly to Paris […]


20th July, 2010 by Dave Prentis

One of the chase groups including Contador in yellow and Schleck in white. I can see this on my wall already. Todays stage in the TdF was by far the hardest for the riders, it included four massive climbs and it even started with an 18km climb. My original plan was to go to the […]


19th July, 2010 by Dave Prentis

One of the chase groups coming down the descent. Today’s stage of the TdF had a Hors Category climb about 20km from the finish. Because of that I thought that not much would change in the standings because any time gained at the top of the climb the riders behind could likely make that up […]


18th July, 2010 by Dave Prentis

Probably the best cycling rivalry since Armstrong and Ullrich. There’s no separating these two in the mountains and its great to watch. Pretty tired so ill keep this one short(ish). Today was the first stage of the Pyrenees section of the Tour de France, ending with a Cat 1 climb up to Ax-3 Domaines. I […]