2014 La Course

Bertine: With the right will, week-long women’s Tour is achievable by 2015

Kathryn Bertine, one of the core individuals behind the push for a women’s Tour de France, has said that she and others will continue working toward a multi-stage event, saying that more than just a single day race during the Grand Tours is needed. She was responding to the recent news that another ASO event, […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Tejay van Garderen wins stage 3 of the USA Pro Challenge; Cyril Gautier wins stage 2 of the Tour du Limousin; Garmin-Sharp and Cannondale join forces for 2015; Kreuziger suspension upheld – UCI and rider react; Tiernan-Locke explains decision not to appeal suspension, questions if […]

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Inside Line: Jessie MacLean on the experience of racing La Course

Last Sunday Jessie MacLean was part of the Orica-AIS team that took part in the inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France, the single-day circuit race on the Champs Elysees held just before the final stage of the Tour de France. In this post, Jessie gives us an inside perspective on La Course and […]

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Marianne Vos wins the inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France

Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) has won the first ever La Course by Le Tour de France, sprinting to victory on the Champs-Elysees ahead of Kirsten Wild (Giant-Shimano) and Leah Kirchmann (Optum p/b Kelly Benefits). The reigning world champion stayed sheltered in a fast and aggressive race, only coming to the front in the closing kilometres before […]

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La Course by Le Tour de France preview

Just hours before the 2014 Tour de France hits the Champs-Elysees on Sunday to finish the final stage of this year’s race, the best riders in the elite women’s peloton will ride the same circuit in the inaugural La Course by Le Tour de France. CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef put together this preview of […]

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