TV provided a distraction, and NBC aired the 1989 Tour de France daily that July ... When you won the final stage, and the overall victory, I cried. I cried out of joy, out of celebration, because watching you in that race proved to me that hard work.
Arguably the most memorable sight of the Texan in full flight was of him plunging down through a field in the 2003 edition to avoid a ... out of the Tour de France for nothing to do with doping.” It’s the opening stage of the 2013 Tour de France.
A stellar list of Vuelta a Espana 2017 contenders stands between Chris Froome and an historic Tour-Vuelta double, with the race starting with a team time trial in Nimes, France, on Saturday (August 19). Froome sealed his fourth Tour de France title in July.
Marcel Kittel wins opening stage ... to avoid this situation and I think the desperation in the field because of the situation caused the crash". 16.13 Marcel Kittel (Argos-Shimano) wins a chaotic opening stage of the 100th edition of the Tour de France.
As Froome embarks on the quest to join the elite club of quintuple Tour winners ... steep Mûr de Bretagne on day six will offer a spectacular final hour. The biggest challenge – perhaps of the entire race – comes on stage nine, the day of football.
Craig writes the Australian cycling history pages at Cycling Tips http ... The 101st Tour de France begins this Saturday July 5 in the Yorkshire city of Leeds, and three days later it returns to French home soil for Stage 4 (Le Touquet-Paris-Plage.
The high-speed, chain-reaction crash, which happened on the flat part of the road, caused 10-15 riders to fall ... with a fractured tibia. In the 2013 Tour de France, Jean-Christophe Péraud crashed at the Stage 17 time trial, which covered the Côte.
Marcel Kittel re-established his status as the king of sprints by winning the sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday ... Kittel had dominated the sprints in 2013 and 2014, winning four stages in each Tour, but was absent the next year when Greipel.
The owner of the world's largest annual sporting event, the Tour de France ... euros in 2013. "Let's be clear: The ASO is, in effect, the only entity that is making substantial profits out of professional cycling," Cookson told Business Insider.
After watching the first 15 ... avoid having it happen to you. It speaks to the heightened awareness of riding that makes the difference between strength and strength-plus-strategy. Wow. There’s brainwork in those legs. I needed a little Tour de France.