Russian rider Aleksandr Vlasov of Astana won Friday's stage 2 at le Tour de la Provence, which took in a series of picturesque climbs along the Mediterranean coast before the summit finish to La Ciotat. Photographer James Startt was there to capture the early-season action.
Photographer James Startt captures the sights, scenery, and culture of Southern France during Thursday's opening stage of le Tour de la Provence.
Bauhaus held off Bouhanni in heated final sprint finish to deny the Frenchman both the stage and the GC honors.
Rui Costa nets victory in opening stage of new second-tier race.
Nairo Quintana will follow his French Arkea-Samsic's team wishes in early season and race Paris-Nice and the Ardennes Classics, rather than the Colombia Tour.
Signing of Bouhanni sees French second-tier outfit further bolstering their ranks in bid 'to be seen as a WorldTour team.'
After finishing last in stage 5 and tamping down rumors about a fight with his team director, Nacer Bouhanni wins stage 6.
Former world champion Lizzie Deignan is expecting. Bouhanni disappointed to miss Sanremo, and the French cheater is punished.
Bouhanni should be back home watching the remainder the Tour on TV. It doesn’t matter whether or not he connected with Bauer’s face.