Category: Pro cycling

TT Gold Commonwealth Games 2014

Top riding from Alex, having spent the previous week training in Devon, nailing the TT Gold medial in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Image credit @andygerrie Alex Dowsett:  “Yeah, no one wanted that today more than I did. Silver in Delhi and not being picked for the Tour de France. I was really, really angry. And it’s something special.” Result of the Commonwealth Games men’s time trial pic.twitter.com/KgvSTwK9gB — Cycling Weekly (@cyclingweekly) July 31, 2014

Tour de France 2014

An honorary member of Devon cafes, due to their outstanding reputation, and cycle themed cakes in anticipation of the Tour de France Depart from Leeds ending in Harrogate.

The cycle race saw 114 of the world’s elite riders from 21 different countries complete the 85 mile stage which started at Sidmouth, travelled through Exeter, Chudleigh, and Moretonhampstead, before the riders tackled a gruelling hill climb finish at Haytor. The largest ever crowd to a Devon Stage saw history in the making as the route from Sidmouth to Haytor provided the first ever summit finish in the modern era of the race, which was won by young Great Britain…