tour de france

This tag is associated with 14 posts

Team Sky to compete on Surrey’s roads fresh from Tour de France glory

Team Sky is among 15 elite squads lining up for Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic fresh from competing in the Tour de France. The British team will be seeking cycling success on Surrey’s roads a week after Chris Froome secured his fourth Tour de France title. Luke Rowe, Team Sky’s road captain at the Tour de … Continue reading

Tour de France winner Chris Froome to ride on Surrey’s roads

Tour de France winner Chris Froome will ride on Surrey’s roads on Sunday for Team Sky. The 31-year-old, who secured his third Tour title in Paris yesterday, will race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic through the county and London. He is part of a strong Sky squad that also includes Geraint Thomas, Ian Stannard and … Continue reading

Cummings confirmed for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Steve Cummings – one of the stars of this year’s Tour de France and now on Great Britain’s team for Rio – is the latest big name to be confirmed for the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 31 July. Cummings, 35, made it two Tour de France stage wins in two years when he … Continue reading

Team Sky among elite squads competing in RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Team Sky will be chasing cycling success on Surrey’s roads a week after Chris Froome claimed Tour de France glory. The British team will be among 25 elite cycling squads lining up for Sunday’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Sky rider Froome secured his second tour success in Paris yesterday. For the full list of teams participating … Continue reading

Tour de France record-breaker to ride in Surrey

Australian Tour de France record-breaker Rohan Dennis will cycle on Surrey’s roads next month. The BMC team rider recorded the fastest ever average speed in Tour de France history for an individual time trial in Saturday’s opening stage. He is the latest big name confirmed for the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on Sunday 2 August. Last … Continue reading

Top cyclist Cavendish to headline RideLondon-Surrey

Tour de France cyclist and former world champion Mark Cavendish will race on Surrey’s roads again this summer. Cavendish will compete in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on 10 August. The race for professionals follows a mass-participation 100-mile ride on the same day. The route for both events is based on the one that featured in … Continue reading

Tour de France sprint king heads for RideLondon

Peter Sagan and Britain’s David Millar are among a clutch of riders due to start the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic who have just have taken part in this year’s Tour de France. Sagan won a stage at this year’s Tour and also claimed the green jersey, which is awarded to the best sprinter. The first African … Continue reading

First team line-ups revealed for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

The first team line-ups for the inaugural Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic have today been revealed, with British fans being encouraged to support their home stars as they take on some of the world’s top riders on Sunday 4 August. The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic is part of a two-day world-class cycling festival, Prudential RideLondon, which takes place … Continue reading

Teams announced for Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic

Sir Bradley Wiggins’ Sky team head the list of starters for next month’s Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic. Sky is among eight teams currently racing at the Tour de France to confirm they will compete on Surrey’s roads one year on from the Olympic Games. The full press release is on the RideLondon website.

Cavendish and Wiggins named in Team Sky’s Tour of Britain team

World champion Mark Cavendish and Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will spearhead Team Sky’s Tour of Britain challenge, it was announced today. It will be Wiggins’ first competitive return to Surrey since the Olympic cycling events this summer when he clinched gold in the time trial. Joining him in Team Sky’s line up will be Mark Cavendish, … Continue reading

Surrey’s Tour de France bid to build on Olympic success

  Surrey County Council is planning a bid to host a stage of the Tour de France following Team GB’s Olympic cycling success on the county’s roads. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of Surrey to watch cycling stars, including medal winners Bradley Wiggins, Lizzie Armitstead and Chris Froome, compete in the time … Continue reading

Wiggins to draw crowds to Olympic road race

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to watch the Olympic road races in Surrey this weekend as cycling fever mounts on the back of Bradley Wiggins’ Tour de France win. Mark Cavendish also made history as he claimed a fourth consecutive final-stage victory in Paris before turning his attention to securing Olympic glory on … Continue reading

Cavendish fits in Box Hill session before heading to France

World champion cyclist Mark Cavendish turned up the training power on Surrey’s roads as part of his build-up to an assault on the Olympic road race title. The Team GB rider completed a full-throttle training session on the Olympic road race route ahead of his Games glory bid on 28 July. Cavendish’s workout included several … Continue reading

Surrey to host final stage of Tour of Britain

Surrey will host the final stage of the Tour of Britain when the national race takes place in September. Surrey County Council has captured the last stage of the 840-mile event after bringing the men’s and women’s Olympic cycle road races and time trials to the county. It takes place on Sunday 16 September, starting … Continue reading


Enter your email address to receive new releases by email.

Flickr Photos

Contact a local councillor