Wout Poels: Chris Froome should skip the Giro and join the elite group of Tour winners

The Dutchman says his team-mate can’t afford to pass on the opportunity to become a five-time Tour de France champion

Chris Froome on stage eight of the 2017 Tour de France.

The Dutchman says his team-mate can’t afford to pass on the opportunity to become a five-time Tour de France champion

Watch: BMC Racing rider takes a tumble off the side of podium (video)

Silvan Dillier hurts nothing but his pride in fall

In a scene that we’re surprised doesn’t happen more often, Silvan Dillier took a tumble while spraying champagne on the podium at the Tour of Guangxi.

‘They stretchered me out of the ravine with a broken back, then someone drove a motorbike over my leg’

Jan Bakelants talks about the medical treatment he received after crashing at Il Lombardia

Jan Bakelants on stage 18 of the Tour de France

Jan Bakelants is unsure if he will ever race a bike again after breaking his back in a dramatic crash at Il Lombardia three weeks ago, revealing that someone accidentally drove a motorbike over his leg while he was receiving treatment on the road.

‘I wasn’t really going for it’: Hill climber’s huge power completely destroys crankset

His peak power is more than 2,000 watts, and he’s only been cycling for a year

Calum Brown and his snapped SRAM Red crankset

If there was ever a case of a rider having too much power, then it’s surely hill climber Calum Brown, who managed to destroy his crankset on Sunday.

How do professional riders spend the off-season?

With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?

The peloton at Il Lombardia (Sunada)

With the WorldTour season now longer than ever, how do riders spend the valuable off time in the winter?