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Commentary: The comedy, tragedy, and pure circus that was pro cycling in 2017

I feel bad for people who watch other sports. Most fans have no alternative but to consume athletic coverage as it takes place on the pit...

Analysis: Who was more impressive in 2017, Chris Froome or Nino Schurter?

This didn’t begin as a story idea. Well, not exactly. It began as a stray thought, as story ideas do. This one became a tweet. A Twitter ...

Video: Rigoberto Uran talks Tour de France, Colombian fans, smaller teams at races

At the 2017 Colorado Classic, Colombian Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) sat down with CyclingTips editor Neal Rogers, on camera, to di...

A slightly alternative route to the Tour de France: A chat with Dion Smith

Kiwi Dion Smith recently finished the first Grand Tour of his young career — on the sport's biggest stage. The 24-year old New Zealander,...

CyclingTips Podcast, Episode 37: True tales from the Tour de France gruppetto

A place reserved for those unable to ride at the front of the pack when the roads turn up, the gruppetto is reserved for those looking to...

CyclingTips Tour de France Vlog, Episode 10: Hornblower at the helm

We promised that we'd ween you off the Tour slowly, drip feeding you that last of the behind the scenes vlogs. I promised that number 10 ...

CyclingTips Tour de France Vlog, Episode 11: The Hansen takeover

At last, our final vlog from the 2017 Tour de France. It's been nearly a week since the riders finished, and we hope this helps your TdF ...

Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2017 Tour de France

Photography by Cor Vos, Chris Auld, Gruber Images, and Kristof Ramon The many facets of the Tour de France make for a subject matter that...

How the Race Was Won: 2017 Tour de France stages 16-21

In Cyclocosm's latest episode of his How the Race Was Won series, Cosmo Catalano looks back at the third and final week of the Tour de Fr...

Q&A with Jonathan Vaughters: Cannondale-Drapac 'pulled off something incredible' at Tour de France

Standing at the team bus in Paris on Sunday evening, Cannondale-Drapac manager Jonathan Vaughters was holding a glass of champagne. His t...

CyclingTips Tour de France Vlog, Episode 9: The 656 to Gap

The Tour de France might be over but the behind the scenes vlogs aren't. Sure the riders have arrived in Paris -- in fact, they're probab...

Beaudin Communique, 2017 Tour de France: Dreams aren’t free

The hands of the official registered four, three, two, one fingers, and he was gone, a year of preparation and work now compressed into 3...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Tour de France, Stage 21

Dutch sprinter Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) took the first Tour de France stage win of his career Sunday on the Champs-Elysees in Pa...

Cavendish: My career is over if I don’t let this fracture heal properly

PARIS, France (CT) – Mark Cavendish returned to Paris on Sunday, but in a vastly different capacity to previous years. He’s a four-time s...

Groenewegen wins field sprint in Paris as Froome becomes four-time Tour de France champion

Dutch sprinter Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) took the first Tour de France stage win of his career Sunday on the Champs-Elysees in Pa...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Tour de France, Stage 20

Maciej Bodnar (Bora-Hansgrohe) took the biggest victory of his career Saturday in Marseille, riding to victory on the 22km Stage 20 indiv...

Preview: Everything you need to know about Stage 21 of the 2017 Tour de France

Date: Sunday, July 23 Start: Montgeron Finish: Paris Champs-Élysées Distance: 103km (64mi) The traditional finish to the Tour is on the C...

Bodnar wins Marseille time trial as Froome poised to take fourth Tour de France victory

Maciej Bodnar (Bora-Hansgrohe) took the biggest victory of his career Saturday in Marseille, riding to victory on the 22km Stage 20 indiv...

Froome poised for fourth Tour title: 'It certainly isn’t getting any easier each year'

MARSEILLE, France (CT) – Barring an almighty mishap, Chris Froome (Sky) will ride into Paris tomorrow to win his third consecutive Tour d...

A race for second: no contest for Van Vleuten in pursuit-style La Course

After winning the 67-kilometre climbers' stage from Briançon to the top of the Col d'Izoard with a 43-second lead, it seemed unlikely tha...

Inside the Tour de France convoy with Team Katusha-Alpecin

Back in January Katusha-Alpecin were good enough to invite CyclingTips behind the scenes for a stage of the Santos Tour Down Under. We sa...