Another Monday is here and our news from the world of cycling with it. So, what did you miss?
Contador auctions a special bike
The retired pro is selling his wheels from the 2011 Giro d’Italia and Tour de France. The raised funds will go to the Spanish Red Cross. Contador won the 2011 Giro on the Specialized Tarmac. However, he was later stripped of the win and his result in the Tour after being banned for doping.
Ineos deliver hand sanitiser to hospitals
One million free bottles will be delivered to the frontline medical staff. Dave Brailsford and his pros have been aiding the logistical efforts.
“The British government asked industry to help and Ineos was proud to answer the call,” Brailsford said. “We are all in this together and I am grateful to everyone in the entire Ineos family for their hands-on approach to getting the job done.”
Team Ineos eRace
Rohan Dennis won and Chris Froome believes his recovery is ‚pretty much complete‘.
Thomas to raise money for the NHS
Geraint Thomas will complete three 12-hour Zwift rides over three consecutive days, mirroring NHS workers’ shifts.
Ever fancied virtual cycling with @GeraintThomas86? 🚴♂️
🗣️ The 2018 Tour de France winner speaks about virtual cycling with fans and what other sport he would like to try 👀
— BBC 5 Live Sport (@5liveSport) April 11, 2020
“Obviously it’s very challenging times at the moment but as we all know the NHS is doing an unbelievable job,” said Thomas.
Check out his Go Fund Me page for more information.
Classic Sagan workout
Stay safe at home everybody pic.twitter.com/DVAuvKX4Cj
— Peter Sagan (@petosagan) April 4, 2020
Not sure who did this, but it’s a work of genius nonetheless. Bravo. pic.twitter.com/0MC1hlJsLV
— Guy Andrews (@thecoureur) April 5, 2020