Shimano-equipped riders dominated Tour de France - BikeBiz

Shimano-equipped riders dominated Tour de France

All four winners on the podium in Paris yesterday were Shimano-sponsored riders. And 14 out of the 20 stages were won on bikes clad with Japanese gruppos. Can Campag ever recover?
Author:
Publish date:
full3287_podiumwinners.jpg

Overall winner Lance Armstrong, king of the mountains Laurent Jalabert, points winners Robbie McEwen and the Tour's best young rider, Ivan Basso all ride with Shimano kit.

The Shimano stage victories were:

Armstrong - US Postal (Prologue + 3 stages)

Botero - Kelme (2 stages)

Mc Ewen - Lotto/Adecco (2 stages)

Freire - Mapei

Mc Gee - Francaise des Jeux

Kroon - Rabobank

Boogerd - Rabobank

Halgand - Jean Delatour

Frigo - Tacconi

Hushovd - Credit Agricole

Featured Jobs

BE2016_googlelogo

Senior Sales Executive

BikeExchange I UK I Salary TBC Depending on level of experience I Date published Tuesday 31st July 2018

bespoke biking promo

Bike Project Manager

Bespoke Biking CIC I The Bike Hub Winchester I Salary: £20-25k DOE I Date Published Tuesday 24th July 2018

Canyon_Logo

Technical Service Mechanic

Canyon Bicycles UK Ltd I Kingston upon Thames I Competitive Salary I Date Published Monday 6th August 2018

webuycycle promo

Business Manager

Bikeworks Derby/Webuycycle I Derby I Salary: Competitive but Negotiable DOE I Date Published Wednesday 15th August 2018

giant promo

Credit Controller

Giant Bicycles I Leicester I Salary: Competitive Salary Experience Depending I Date Published Wednesday 8th August 2018