Tour De France

Scrymgeour: ‘A week long women’s Tour would be super for the sport’

Specialized lululemon team owner and UCI women’s committee member Kristy Scrymgeour has hailed the news on Friday that Tour de France organisers ASO are considering holding a week long women’s version of the event. According to a report published by Bloomberg on Friday, ASO chairman Jean-Etienne Amaury said that the company is looking for a […]

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‘The Ultimate Job’ competition finalists

While I was riding my bike around Japan last week (yeah, tough gig) hundreds of you were hard at work getting your applications together for “The Ultimate Job”. For those of you that missed it, we’re sending a team of two to the Tour de France with Bikestyle Tours to report on the spectacle from […]

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Brailsford in favour of Wiggins and Froome on 2014 Tour

(AFP) Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford would love to see the last two Tour de France winners Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins lining up together when the race heads to Britain next year. Froome, who won the centenary edition of cycling’s biggest race on Sunday, and Wiggins, who became the first British winner last year, […]

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10 things to know before chasing the Tour de France

If you’ve never been to the Tour de France, it really should be on your bucket list. But in order to fully enjoy the experience, it’s important to manage your expectations and bear a few things in mind.

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How the Tour de France is Broadcast To the World

Watching the Tour de France is easy. You grab a beer, switch on the TV, and let the time pass by for the next five hours while the race meanders past 13th century castles, emerald green lakes, and panoramic mountain views while the breakaway hangs out to dry. Easy, right? Well there’s a fascinating technical solution […]

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Time Gap Claire – A Summer Dream Job

It had always been a dream for Claire Pedrono to work in the Tour de France. Even if it was working as a big teddy bear handing out pens, she’s always loved the race and wanted to be a part of it. Now she finds herself doing one of the most important jobs in the […]

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News Shorts – 4th July, 2012

Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Cancellara strikes; Sagan amazing; An interesting exchange between Cancellara, Cav and journalist; Needed win for RadioShack; US anti-doping charges Armstrong of cheating; Hincapie makes history; Troubles in Italy; New Hangzhou Tour in China; Lotto for the fans; Sky extends with Pinarello; Tour of […]

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50th Anniversary of the First British Maillot Jaune

Tomorrow, Bradley Wiggins will roll down the ramp and begin the short, 6.4km (4 mile) Prologue around the Belgian city of Liège that will signal the start of the 2012 edition of the Tour de France. Wiggins, in the form of his life after back to back victories this Spring, will be aiming to ensure […]

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News Shorts – 19th June, 2012

Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Schleck goes down swinging in Suisse battle; RadioShack’s Armstrong ties may be too strong for the Tour; US cyclists stand down ahead of Olympics; Pozzato also linked to Ferrari; Dombrowski conquers Gavia and Baby Giro; Cavendish celebrates first stage race victory; Festina to […]

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Contador Suspended

I don’t know what has surprised me more over the past few days; Lance Armstrong’s case being shut down after almost two years of investigation or the news of Alberto Contador receiving a two year ban and having his 2010 Tour de France title stripped. To me, both of them seemed just as unlikely.

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