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Tour de France #7: Steve Cummings Takes Stunning Solo Victory

Steve Cummings
Dimension Data’s Steve Cummings wins stage seven of the 2016 Tour de France. That also means the African team have won four of the seven stages already. Dream first week for Team Dimension Data. (Photo: Lionel Bonaventure)

By Richard Windsor | for Cycling Weekly,

Steve Cummings (Dimension Data) attacked with around 27km to go on stage seven to take a stunning solo victory on stage seven of the Tour de France.

The Briton’s win caps of a sensational first week for his team Dimenson Data, who have now taken four wins from the seven stages after Mark Cavendish‘s three sprint victories.

Cummings had clearly targeted the 162.5km stage, which took in the category one Col d’Aspin and finished on a small rise after the descent in Lac de Payolle, working hard to make sure he was in the large breakaway group that got away. Continue reading Tour de France #7: Steve Cummings Takes Stunning Solo Victory

Tour de France #6: Mark Cavendish Blasts to 3rd Victory from Six Stages

WOW. Unbelievable. Terrifying. Mark Cavendish wins already the 1st, 3rd and now the 6th stages … three stage wins in six stages … Now, that is his 29th Tour de France stage win. What a legend.

By Team Dimension Data,

The fairy tale Tour de France continued on stage 6 for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka as Mark Cavendish sprinted to his 3rd victory at this year’s race. Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quickstep) was 2nd in the lunge for the line and Dan Mclay (Fortuneo-Vital Concept) placed 3rd. Continue reading Tour de France #6: Mark Cavendish Blasts to 3rd Victory from Six Stages