Chris Froome was mentioned the most in internet cycling articles during 2013, followed closely by Lance Armstrong. Mark Cavendish was third.
Velofacts counted the number of articles where sponsor names were mentioned in online news items in 2013.
What riders and teams were most in the news during the 2013 Tour de france? Velofacts scanned the newsitems from over 150 online news sources. A very big part is from Dutch media
Paris Nice (8 stages) and Tirreno Adriatico (7 stages) have an overlap of 5 days. They both are World tour races. Velofacts compared the number of newsitems for both races.
Who were the most talked about cyclists in 2012? The statistics were calculated over 143290 news items from 73 sources from all over the world. The number of podiums is also mentioned.
Publicity is important for sponsors. Here is a ranking of sponsornames found in 129483 online articles on professional cycling from all over the world in 2012
Velofacts counted the number of website publications during the Vuelta a Espana weeks. From the Thursday before the start of the Vuelta until the Monday after the Vuelta. In previuos posts only riders starting the grand tour were ranked, but this time riders from outside the grand tour were ranked too.