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Tour de France tech: bikes built for the pavé

For the past two editions of the Tour de France we’ve seen the return of cobble in early stages of the race. It’s become an engrossing and exciting part of race, but not without polarising views from the peloton. Last year the weather was a demanding and foul with rain storms that the peloton had […]

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Tour de France stage 4 photo gallery

After missing out on the yellow jersey for three days in a row, Tony Martin (Etixx-Quick Step) made it in Cambrai after breaking away solo with 3.1km to go. Martin scores his fifth stage victory at the Tour de France and moved into the lead for the first time with 12 seconds lead over Chris […]

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Martin wins Tour de France stage four with panache, takes yellow jersey

It’s been an exercise in persistence and determination. Tony Martin has been sitting second overall in the Tour de France since taking the runner-up slot in Saturday’s time trial, hovering just off the lead as first Rohan Dennis, then Fabian Cancellara, and then Chris Froome took over the yellow jersey. However, after starting stage four […]

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CyclingTips Tour de France Podcast: Episode 2

The CyclingTips Tour de France team has been on the road for the past three days, following the race as it made its way from The Netherlands and down into Belgium. We sat down after the first three stages to digest the race so far, consider some of the memorable moments from the bike race […]

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Rodriguez climbs to stage 3 Tour win on the Mur de Huy, Froome into yellow

HUY, Belgium (CT) – Joaquim Rodriguez (Katusha) has climbed to victory on a crash-affected third stage of the 2015 Tour de France, attacking on the Mur de Huy climb and holding off Chris Froome (Sky) and Alexis Vuillermoz (Ag2r-La Mondiale) to secure the win. Rodriguez made his move with 400m to go on the steep […]

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Tour de France stage 1 photo gallery

Australia’s Rohan Dennis (BMC) won the stage 1 individual time trial at the 2015 Tour de France, propelling himself into the first yellow jersey of the race. Dennis powered through a flat, fast and flowing 13.8km in the Dutch city of Utrecht, stopping the clock with a time of 14 minutes and 56 seconds. His […]

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Tour de France tech: TT bikes, helmets and more

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – With the eyes of the cycling world on the Tour de France it’s a prime time for manufacturers to let fans know that they have new products for them to buy. This year’s stage 1 ITT in Utrecht saw more tech goodies on show than in previous years. In fact […]

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Rohan Dennis takes yellow after winning Tour de France stage 1 time trial

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – Australia’s Rohan Dennis (BMC) has won the stage 1 individual time trial at the 2015 Tour de France, propelling himself into the first yellow jersey of the race. Dennis powered through a flat, fast and flowing 13.8km in the Dutch city of Utrecht, stopping the clock with a time of […]

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CyclingTips Tour de France Podcast: Episode 1

The CyclingTips Tour de France team has been on the ground in Utrecht for a few days now, soaking up the atmosphere and getting ready for the race. Ahead of the stage 1 ITT we sat down to chat about the build-up to the Tour, the riders to watch, the opening three stages and some […]

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Battle of the aero-bikes

The past week has been a feast for the eyes when it comes to new aero bikes. We’ve seen the new Trek Madone, Specialized ViAS, and Scott Foil all undergo significant evolutions and innovations. So, the simple question is, if you had $15k burning a hole in your pocket, which would you choose and why? […]

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