Tag: 2012 Tour de France

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Millar jumps to Froome defence in doping debate

(AFP) - Experienced British rider David Millar on Sunday hit out at those who have cast doubt on the achievements of Chris Froome and Tea...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 19 - Changing of the Guard

Team SKY dominated yet another stage of the Tour de France with three placings in the top five at the final time trial. There wasn't the ...

Chasing the Tour | Stage 18 - Cav Delivers The Goods!

At the end of three weeks of racing there were 14 teams without stage wins and plenty of ambitions left to be filled. Yesterday I spoke a...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 17 - Froome's Loyalty Unshaken

If there was any lingering doubt about Chris Froome's loyalty to Bradley Wiggins' leadership it can now be put to rest. While Liquigas ma...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 16 - Circle Of Death

By definition the “Circle of Death” is the hardest Tour de France stage in the Pyrenees. Today's brutal route with over 6,882m ~4900m of ...

Stage 16 Video Preview

Daniel Lloyd from Team IG-Sigma provides insight into stage 16 of the Tour de France. The 197km stage is one of the toughest in the whole...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 15 - Fédrigo Plays Them Perfectly

Pierrick Fédrigo won stage 15 into Pau by outwitting his five breakaway companions to take his fourth TdF win. The last time the Tour was...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 14 - Les Saboteurs!

Today's stage was filled with drama, sabotage, sportsmanship, and victory. After the first hour of attempts an eleven-man breakaway emerg...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 13

Note to self: Next Bastille Day take the day off chasing the Tour de France and go for a bike ride. Mad traffic jams, too many people to ...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 12

Today was another day of celebration for the Brits with David Millar taking his 4th all-time Tour victory on the 45th anniversary of Tom ...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 11 - The Nail In the Coffin

We're only half way into the Tour but I think we can safely say that Cadel Evans' chances of defending the title are over. I'm sure there...

WagWar - We Have Ourselves A Catfight!

With the lack of drama panning out in this year's Tour de France there's got to be a story out there somewhere that people can latch onto...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 10

Today we saw the Tour approach the Alps and put forth a challenge to the favorites on the first Hors Catégorie climb of the race. The Col...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 9

The 41.5km time trial from Arc et Senans to Besançon right before the mountain stages has given the General Classification a big shake-up...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 8

You gotta love these short stages of the Tour de France. The racing was aggressive from the gun, the attacks lasted from start to finish,...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 7 - Where Will Cadel Make His Time On Wiggins?

Stage 7 up to La Planche des Belles was the first glimpse into who the genuine contenders for the GC and there were no real surprises. Ju...

Chasing The Tour | Stage 6 Blown To Bits

Stage 6 from Epernay to Metz was supposed to be a predictable and insignificant stage for the General Classification. Unfortunately, or f...

Stage 7 Video Preview - La Planche des Belles Filles

Daniel Lloyd from Team IG-Sigma provides an insight into stage 7 of the Tour de France where the first significant hilltop finish takes p...

Tales of Le Tour - Stage 4

Stage 4 from Abbeville to Rouen brought one of the longest Tour stages along the west coast of France traversing along the rugged and bea...

Chasing The Tour - Stage 3

Today the Tour went through some familiar countryside of Paris-Roubaix. However, the race turned its back on the infamous sections of pav...

Chasing The Tour, Stage 2

Cav has shown that he's still king of the bunch kick and doesn't need Renshaw et al to drop him off at the finish. That’s 21 stage wins i...