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Tales from the Tour: The Tour's last words

Chris Froome is twiddling his phone, poking buttons, scrolling aimlessly. He looks up at a crowd of faces turned away from him and looks ...

TDF Podcast, stage 16: Farmers' protest and remembering Casartelli

If you've missed out on our daily podcasts from the Tour de France, today is the day to rectify that. Caley Fretz, Dave Everett, and Rupe...

Commentary: Chris Froome should pull

When the race splits up on Wednesday and it’s just the two of them against the world, Froome should put his head down and do the work. Pu...

Tour de France 2018: Rest day (video) roundup

On Sunday the Tour de France peloton rolled into Carcassonne to finish stage 15, and the 150 remaining riders get to put their feet up fo...

The rise of Roglic, Sky's new problem

Maybe the team to take on Sky isn’t Movistar. Maybe it’s a couple quiet, understated men from LottoNL-Jumbo. They sat on trainers, Steven...

Tales from the Tour: Fifth wheel to first

Today’s Tale from the Tour is not from the Tour. It’s from the Giro Rosa. And from Rio de Janeiro, and a few other places. To Rio first. ...

Photo gallery: Gaviria strikes again on stage 4 of the Tour de France

It's easy to forget that Fernando Gaviria's only 23, so rapid has been his ascent to the upper echelon of sprinters. But on the fourth st...

The suffering of Lawson Craddock

“F---------ck,” Lawson Craddock screamed, or cried maybe, every time the pack slowed and a fistful of brake threw his weight forward onto...

The Tao of Rigo

If there is a Tao of Rigo, this feels like it. More bananas. Less stress.

Tales from the Tour: The size of memories

The little map in the seat back in front of me says six hours and thirty-two minutes to Paris. It will by my 7th Tour de France, this one...

Tom Simpson's final hours on Mont Ventoux

On the eve of one of the most difficult and mythical stages of the Tour de France, the Giant of Provence awaits the riders on stage 12 th...

Mission accomplished: Cavendish completes long campaign to grab Tour yellow

CARENTAN, France (CT) – Good things come to those who wait. Mark Cavendish has been a professional for the past decade, has ridden nine T...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France Stage 1

Photography by BrakeThrough Media, Jered & Ashley Gruber, Cor Vos For the first time in his decorated Tour de France career — a caree...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 6: 2016 Tour de France preview

In this first podcast from the 2016 Tour de France, Elden and U.S. Editor Neal Rogers discuss what it’s really like to cover the Tour de ...

Porte begins challenge for Tour yellow: “I’ve never been in as good a shape”

Beginning the Tour de France in a leadership position for the first time ever, Richie Porte was in a quietly confident mood on the eve of...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour de France team presentation

Photography by BrakeThrough Media

Tour de France Gallery - week 3

The Tour de France is done and dusted and to cure your grand tour hangover we present to you our final set of spectacular imagery from Br...

The Ultimate Job Competition: Doing a Bike Tour

"The Ultimate Job" competition winners, courtesy of Exodus Travel, have finished their trip around France. As his final assignment, we as...

Tour de France tech: Custom paint jobs

It’s all about standing out at the Tour de France. Teams and riders fight for publicity over three weeks, whether it be getting in breaks...

Bardet solos to stage 18 win in Tour de France, Froome holds yellow

Romain Bardet made up for a disappointing general classification in this year’s Tour de France with a spectacular victory on stage 18 int...

The curious case of Chris Froome: Why he and cycling deserve better

Albert Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Being a cycling fan an...