Katy Madgwick

Katy Madgwick

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK X/Twitter

Writing about cycling - the stories, the facts, the opinions, the interviews, the silly poems, the movie comparisons. You name it, if it's about bike racing, I'm stringing sentences together about it.

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Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 13

A day in which everything happened and yet, on paper, all looks exactly as it was predicted. Drinks, music, and boules, and a thorough run-down of all the echelons action as we headed back to Pau, AGAIN - and looking ahead to tomorrow's big mountain challenge in the Pyrenees

Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 12

It's a lovely story, until it isn't. Picking apart the narrative threads from stage 12, and looking ahead to another flat stage that will probably be a sprint, maybe. Probably. And also a goat!

Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 11

Breakaway hopes were dashed and a huge GC battle ensued, and the comeback to end all comebacks saw a worthy winner. All the big talking points from the day discussed in depth, and a look ahead to tomorrow's lumpy sprint stage

Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 10

Another sleepy stage that resulted in a bunch sprint, read today's Dispatch to discover the beauty of a slow day out at the Tour, and look ahead to tomorrow's Massif Central battle.

Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 9

What a stage. And who said gravel doesn't belong in a Grand Tour? Relive the race day of 2024 season so far, read my defence of gravel, find out more about Stevie Williams and look ahead to another flat stage on Tuesday, all in today's Dispatch

Le Tour Dispatch: Stage 8

On a difficult day for the sport of pro cycling, there was bravery on display on a day of dark skies and uncertain outcomes. Catch up with the day and look ahead to the stage 9 gravel with today's Dispatch.

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