Cycling’s Tour de Switzerland final stage shortened due to cold

However, headline says race was shortened due to  “poor weather.”

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/final-tour-de-suisse-stage-shortened-due-to-poor-weather/

Thanks to P Salmon for this link

Corroborating articles:

“Temperatures near freezing.” On June 19.
http://velonews.competitor.com/2016/06/news/road/weather-conditions-force-suisse-organizers-shorten-finale_410660

“Cold, wet weather hits Tour de Suisse.”
http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/van-garderen-caught-out-as-cold-wet-weather-hits-tour-de-suisse/

 

2 thoughts on “Cycling’s Tour de Switzerland final stage shortened due to cold”

  1. bet that made their bike frames a lot risky due to brittleness from extreme cold, I could be wrong?
    but I dont think those new lightweight poly plastic whatevers they use are rated to near zero:-)
    neither is Lycra
    roflmao!

  2. Somebody should have told them that this is the warmest year evah so just get on with it.

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