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The Ultimate Job Begins!

Our “Ultimate Job” competition winners have now touched down in France and will be bringing back daily reports on what it’s like to “experience” the Tour de France. Here’s their first post. Follow #UltimateJob on Instagram or Twitter to seen ongoing updates and see all the posts here.

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A yarn with Zak Dempster

During the first rest day Dave Everett caught up with Australian Zak Dempster (NetApp-Endura) who’s racing his first Tour de France.

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Team Sky Mechanics’ Truck Tour

GCN’s Simon Richardson took a look around the Team Sky mechanics truck. It’s one of the nicest on the Tour de France, with expandable sides, inside workspace and a draw full of stems in millimetre increments.

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Brian Holm: Matteo Trentin’s stage 7 win reaction and Mark Cavendish’s recovery

Brian Holm (Director Sportif of Omega Pharma-Quickstep) talks about his reaction after Matteo Trentin won stage 7 of the Tour de France. He also speaks about how Mark Cavendish is doing after his crash that put him out of the Tour after stage 1.

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Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Tour de France stage 2

It was a chaotic day again with massive crowds lining the roads for the 201km journey from York to Sheffield on stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France. Simon Gerrans felt the effects from his crash nn stage 1 so all efforts were put into Michael Albasini who rode to sixth on the stage […]

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Bikes of Le Tour: Marcel Kittel’s yellow Giant Propel

by Dave Everett Sponsors love to get as much coverage as possible throughout the biggest cycle race of the year — its a prime platform to gain huge amounts of publicity, from sending riders out on long range breakaways that will get good air time but ultimately fail to stay the distance, to simply supplying […]

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Orica-GreenEdge Backstage Pass: Tour de France stage 1

Monster crowds cheered the riders as the tackled the 190km journey from Leeds to Harrogate with British Orica-GreenEdge rider Simon Yates meeting the Royal Family before the start. It was a chaotic finish to the stage with Simon Gerrans crashing in the final but luckily not sustaining injuries to prevent a start in stage 2. […]

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Behind the scenes with Lotto-Belisol’s rolling kitchen

In this video CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett learns a bit about Lotto-Belisol’s rolling kitchen at the Tour de France.

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