Froome or Contador or Nibali or Quintana? Or . . .

Vive Le Tour!!!

Secondrate Cyclist

 I cannot contain my excitement anymore. The Tour is coming. The hype is building. A strong field awaits. This year’s course is relentless. The colossal and looming mountains will devour many, many of the best riders in the world. And of course, the winds of rumor and fact begin to swirl and blend.

One of the first and foremost questions being asked and debated is if Alberto Contador will double. No, he will not. There. I said it. The field of the Tour is much stronger than the Giro, in the fact that El Pistolero has more to watch than only one to two people like he did in the Giro. Also, doubling after such a strong previous effort, in a place like the Tour with this “climbers” course, takes such a dramatic toll on the body. Tinkoff-Saxo is no slouch team. They have the fire power to protect Contador, but this will…

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