Alpine Time Trial

Compte à rebours final. As this is the 100th Tour, things are a little different and that means the final time trial (TT) is not on the second to last day and is a bit bloody hilly. Alpine TT’s are cool though! Always like the bike set-ups for a stage like this as you can’t have a full-on aero bike, nor a standard race bike… something in between. That always means choices and that can affect the outcome. Not today. Some lost out to the rain, but none of the big hitters suffered from it. Talking of suffering, Jean-Christophe Peraud falling off on a recon ride, breaking his collarbone and then racing. Hard nut. The outcomes whilst being a fairly secure thing, you never know. But we know. Things are now set-up for a royal rumble in the alps over the next day or so. Can’t wait.

Share this post

  • Simon

    But did you see Peraud come off for a second time in the TT? Landed on the same shoulder, I couldn’t look at the reply, OUCH!

    • Steve

      Yea! I winched. Poor bloke I guess, hard nut and as it’s the Tour the riders get all heroic. Respect.


Brother Cycles



We are sharing this space - email info@headsetpress.co.uk for details
100 Years of Le Tour Prints - Visit the shop

Latest reviews

Photo feed

We’re always adding new photos on instagram, tumblr and flickr.

  • Rapha today announces its partnership with Canyon//SRAM Racing, a newly formed UCI Women’s WorldTour professional cycling team. Canyon//SRAM will be led by rising stars Tiffany Cromwell (AUS @tiffanycromwell and Hannah Barnes (UK @barnesh93 with a total of 9 riders from 6 countries #TakeTheLead
  • The limited edition @isadoreapparel Long Sleeve Shield Jersey up on the feed now. Drooool
  • I give you the legendary Z-Team cap. #capsnothats #handdrawn #photoshop #hspfeed
  • The Fourth Edition of the pan-European event will be “For Grimpeurs not Grinders” as route gets more climbing but shorter overall distance. The @thetranscontinental announce 2016 checkpoints, up on the site now
  • Calling all touring cyclists. @panniercc are offering two bursaries for the travelling cyclist. Head over to the site to see how you can apply
  • Testing out products and local produce 🍎🍏 #freeapples #dontmindifido
  • The pocket shot of the @isadoreapparel x @velo_pave cross/explorateur jersey #cross #merino #velopave
  • 'Tis the season to get cross and @isadoreapparel x @velo_pave have released this lovely limited edition merino jersey to ride in it! #cross #merino #velopave
  • Round one and two of @rapha_uk Super Cross Series are just under two weeks away. We hope to attend round three at Kings Cross London. Who's going? (📷: @jonnyhines88)