2014 Tour de France

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: John Degenkolb takes his fourth sprint victory on stage 17 of the Vuelta; Michal Kwiatkowski wins Tour of Britain’s fourth stage, moves into overall lead; Rigoberto Uran out of Vuelta and will undergo specialist medical treatment to try to recover for worlds; Robert Gesink leaves […]

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All anti-doping tests from 2014 Tour de France declared negative

The Cycling Anti Doping Foundation (CADF), which manages the anti-doping programme of the UCI, has announced that there were no positive tests in this year’s Tour de France. The Swiss-based organisation has said that a total of 719 blood and urine controls were carried out on riders, and that none had been red-flagged. CADF Director […]

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An interview with Greg LeMond: part two

CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett recently caught up with three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and, in addition to going for a ride, the pair sat down to talk about LeMond’s career, the Tour de France and cycling more generally. In this final part of a two-part interview, LeMond talks about his ongoing love […]

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An interview with Greg LeMond: part one

CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett recently caught up with three-time Tour de France winner Greg LeMond and, in addition to going for a ride, the pair sat down to talk about LeMond’s career, the Tour de France and cycling more generally. In this first part of a two-part interview, LeMond talks about returning to the […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Jonas Van Genechten wins stage 4 of the Tour of Poland; Magnus Cort Nielsen wins stage 1 of the Tour of Denmark; Moreno Hofland wins stage 3 of the Tour of Utah; Cavendish returns from Tour injury in Tour de l’Ain, Uran also back in […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Gianni Meersman wins final stage and the overall at the Tour de Wallonie; Jesse Kerrison wins stage 2 of Tour of the Murray River, Brenton Jones wins stage 3 and maintains overall lead; Team Belkin’s future guaranteed after letter of intent signed with Lotto and […]

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The Ultimate Job: ending the journey on the Champs-Elysees

Over the past two weeks we’ve followed Matt McCullough and Stefano Ferro as they made their way around France, tackling amazing climbs and following Le Tour. In this final post, our Ultimate Job winners see out the 2014 Tour de France on the Champs-Elysees, watching the race from “Norwegian Corner”.

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Laurens Ten Dam interview: Dutchman ‘really happy’ with ninth in Tour

His result was based on a steady consistency rather than one or two headline-grabbing stage performances, but Laurens Ten Dam’s solid riding in the Tour de France let to the best Grand Tour result of his career on Sunday. The 33 year old followed up on his 28th overall in 2012 and 13th place in […]

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The Ultimate Job: the seven best reasons to visit the Tour de France

In their penultimate piece about their two-week trip to France to follow the Tour de France and ride some of the country’s iconic climbs, our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano provide seven reasons why you should head over and do the same.

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Juan Jose Lobato wins stage 3 of the Tour de Wallonie; Cookson – Riis and Vinokourov should talk to the CIRC; Ji Cheng becomes the first Chinese rider to finish the Tour de France; Geraint Thomas re-signs with Sky for two years; Sky keen to […]

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