Recent Road Cycling News
Oakley’s Carlos Sastre won the 95th Tour de France on Sunday, as the three-week race ended on the Champs- Elysees in Paris, emphasizing Oakley’s dominance in the sport of cycling. Oakley’s Cadel Evans was runner-up for the second consecutive year. Throughout the three weeks, 3,500km and 21 stages, Oakley produced six different leaders and 14 stage wins.
Oakley’s Carlos Sastre produced a stunning performance on the classic stage to Alpe d’Huez to cross the line over two minutes clear and take the Tour de France yellow jersey by one minute, 24 seconds from Oakley teammate and previous leader Frank Schleck. So far in this year’s race, Oakley has won 13 stages and has produced five overall race leaders.
Oakley’s Frank Schleck of Luxembourg seized the overall lead in the Tour de France on Sunday, drawing on his strength in the mountains and getting an assist from his brother as the three-week race headed into the Italian Alps.