Tour de France Coverage


Top 10 Rules Of The Tour de France

The Tour de France is in the books for another year. While you know Team Sky’s Chris Froome picked up his second yellow jersey triumph, you may not know all the rules that govern this great race.

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Tour de France by the numbers: Riders burn caloric equivalent of 85,807 hamburgers

On the heels of the recently completed Tour de France, Dimension Data has released a cornucopia of numbers that help put this massive 21-day effort into clearer perspective. Find out what it’s really like to race a 3-week grand tour.

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Spotted: Prototype FSA electronic shifting groupset

Rumors of a full road drivetrain from FSA have been swirling for years, but now it appears the Italian/Taiwanese component maker is finally close to transforming talk into reality.

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Is the Tour De France ready for disc brakes?

It’s been several years since disc brakes emerged as a viable way to slow down road bikes. But the pro peloton continues to resist the new technology. Are their fears legitimate?

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Orbea Ordu time trial bike debuts at Tour de France

With a host of new features such as seat tube storage, a BB386 bottom bracket, and an aero-enhancing oval seat post that includes two clamps that vary setback by 23mm and 49mm, the new Orbea Ordu time trial bike looks to compete with the fastest wind cheating machines being ridden at the Tour de France.

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Tour de France 2015: Mark Cavendish’s stage 7 winning Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS

Manx Missile rides new aero road bike to first Tour triumph since 2013.

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Tour de France 2015: Stage 5 carnage, crashes and sprints

It was another wild (and this time wet and windy) day at the Tour de France. Here’s an inside look at some of the chaotic carnage.

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Tour de France 2015: Dramatic stage 3 crash footage

Midway through the run from Antwerp to Huy in Belgium, a slight touch of wheels set off a cascade of carnage that knocked a handful of riders out of the race, including then-yellow jersey holder Fabian Cancellara.

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Tour de France 2015: Jakob Fuglsang’s Specialized S-Works Venge ViAS

Arguably the most talked about bike leading up to this year’s Tour de France is Specialized’s new S-Works Venge ViAS aero roadster. Here’s a look at Astana’s Jakob Fuglsang’s race rig.

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Top 10 riders to watch at the Tour de France

The world’s greatest bike race kicks off Saturday, when the 2016 Tour de France gets rolling in the Netherlands. Here are the 10 riders you need to keep an eye on.

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Photo Gallery: Riding shotgun with Mavic neutral support

Take a look inside the Tour de France peloton from inside one of the most important caravan cars in the race.

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Mega Tech Gallery: Race bikes for all 22 Tour de France teams

Every member of the pro peloton has access to a dedicated time trial machine, plus at least two or three road bikes. Aero, lightweight, compliant – there’s usually a bike that focuses specifically on one of those coveted characteristics. Here are some – but certainly not all – of those beautiful race machines.

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Analysis: Do disc brakes belong in the pro peloton?

There are strong arguments — and advocates — on both sides of this debate. But one thing seems clear, disc brakes are coming to top level racing whether people like it or not.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 21 Photo Gallery

Marcel Kittel won the final stage, Vincenzo Nibali was officially crowned overall winner, and Graham Watson was there to document it all.

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2014 Tour de France: Kittel wins finale in Paris, Nibali secures yellow

The 2014 Tour de France wraps up with another stage win for German Marcel Kittel, and the crowning of overall champion Vincenzo Nibali.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 21 Preview – Évry to Paris Champs-Élysées

The final stage of the 2014 Tour de France traces a familiar path into the City of Light and on to the famed Champs-Élysées. This is normally a day for the sprinters and we don’t expect that to change this year.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 20 Photo Gallery

After nearly three weeks of racing, race photog Graham Watson is still churning out amazing imagery of the world’s greatest rolling spectacle–including these from today’s stage 20 time trial.

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2014 Tour de France: Martin takes penultimate TT stage as Nibali confirms overall

German Tony Martin bested the field in stage 20’s 54km rolling individual time trial from Bergerac to Périgueux on the penultimate day of the 2014 Tour while overall leader Vincenzo Nibali solidified his first-ever Tour title with a fourth place result.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 20 Preview – Bergerac to Périgueux

The one and only time trial in this year’s race, this 54km roller from Bergerac to Périgueux will decide the order on the final podium.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 19 Photo Gallery

Team Garmin-Sharp finally breaks through with a stage win, while Vincenzo Nibali rolls one day closer to the final yellow jersey in Paris. See how it all unfolded through the lens of Graham Watson.

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2014 Tour de France: Garmin’s Navardauskas grabs solo Stage 19 win

After losing its GC leader, then losing a stage win 10 meters from the line, Garmin-Sharp finally breaks through.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 19 Preview – Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour to Bergerac

A long, flat day in the saddle looks perfect for a sprint finish — or a successful breakaway. You just never know, especially at this late stage of the race. And that is magnificent beauty of the Tour de France.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 18 Photo Gallery

The 2014 Tour de France concluded its trip through the high mountains on Thursday. First up were the precipitous slopes of the menacing Col du Tourmalet. See more from stage 18 here.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 18 Results

Astana’s Vincenzo Nibali grabbed his fourth stage win at this year’s Tour de France on Thursday. He now has a 7-plus-minute lead over second place.

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Tour de France Tech: Tejay van Garderen’s BMC Team Machine SLR01

Bike of choice for the top American in this year’s Tour de France.

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