New LeMond Bicycles: Combine, Team Z, Team ADR

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LeMond Bicycles is back with 3 special edition bikes each commemorating Greg LeMond’s Tour de France victories. There will only be 100 of each made, the frames are made in France by Time.

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Pro Bike Gallery: Sylvain Chavanel’s Custom Painted S-Works SL4

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Multi-time French national champion Sylvain Chavanel likes three things (that we know of, anyway): riding in breakaways, large tattoos, and driving American muscle cars.

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Tour de France Day In The Life: Feeding a Pro Team

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What did it take to feed a nine-man WorldTour team at the Tour de France? Well for starters, about 40 eggs a day — plus one big pancake for Mark Cavendish.

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Tested: Specialized S-Works Evade Aero Road Helmet

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If you’ve been watching the Tour de France, you’ve likely seen a new aerodynamic helmet on the heads of riders from Saxo-Tinkoff, Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Astana. It’s the new Specialized S-Works Evade aero road helmet — and we got the chance to test one.

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Tour de France Video: The Party at Dutch Corner

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If Alpe d’Huez is the most famous climb in the Tour de France, then Turn No. 7, better known as Dutch corner, is the most famous of the col’s infamous 21 switchbacks. But this fame (or perhaps it should be infamy) doesn’t have anything to do with steep gradient or historic attacks from past races. It’s all about the party.

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Tour de France Day In The Life: Team Soigneur

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For the uninitiated, a soigneur is the person who assists riders during a race. They’re charged with preparing food, handing out water bottles and mussette bags in the feed zone, doing the team laundry, and massaging racers after the stage. It’s a busy job.

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How To: Go To The Tour de France For Free

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Have you ever entered one of those sweepstakes where you’re prompted to write a story, shoot a video, or do something else remotely creative in the name of promoting a brand? We didn’t think so. But this guy did and won a free trip to the Tour de France. He even got to bring his wife.

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Tour de France: Jerseys Explained, Team Logistics Detailed

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We know. Most of you already understand how the jerseys of the Tour de France work. But just in case anyone out there doesn’t, here’s an easy to follow video that breaks it all down. Plus take a look at the intricate logistics that keep a WorldTour team rolling toward Paris.

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Tour de France Tech: André Greipel’s Ridley Noah FAST

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A custom gorilla paint job, oversized 35mm bars and stem, and a massive 54-tooth chainring. This bike could belong to only one rider, burly German sprinter André Greipel.

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Tour de France Tech: New KASK Aero Road Helmet

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Italian helmet maker KASK has launched itself into the aero road fray with the new 270-gram, $360 Infinity model. Sharp eyes will have already seen these new lids adorning the heads of Team Sky, including current yellow jersey holder Chris Froome.

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Tour de France Video: Orica-GreenEDGE Does AC/DC Tribute

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Stuck bus aside, you’d be hard pressed to name a team that had a better first week at the Tour de France than Orica-GreenEDGE. The Australia-based squad scored back-to-back stage wins, wore the yellow jersey for four days, and produced this rollicking video tribute to Aussie rock band AC/DC.

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Tour de France: What’s For Lunch?

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Pro cyclists burn thousands of calories during long race days. That’s why eating while riding is key. So what does the Tour de France peloton consume during a stage?

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Tour de France Pro Bike: Marcel Kittel’s Stage 1 Winning Felt

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Marcel Kittel realized the dream of all pro cyclists when he won stage 1 at the Tour de France and got the honor of wearing the race’s first yellow jersey. Here’s a look at the bike that propelled the Argos-Shimano rider to this momentous occasion, his top-end Felt F1 FRD.

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Tour de France: Shimano Debuts Limited Edition Shoes

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Move over Mavic. You’re no longer the only cycling shoe maker with kicks that are impossible to miss. Taking a cue from Mavic’s iconic yellow footwear offerings, Shimano has launched a limited edition bright blue version of its top-line R320 shoes.

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 20 Results

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Click Here (AP) – Bradley Wiggins became the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France by protecting the yellow jersey during Sunday’s final processional ride into Paris. He also helped Sky teammate Mark Cavendish earn his fourth straight sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees. Wiggins secured his win with a dominating performance in Saturday’s […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 18 Results

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Click Here (AP) – Mark Cavendish won the 18th stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as countryman and race leader Bradley Wiggins moved ever closer to becoming the first British champion. The ride along four small hills took the pack 222.5 kilometers from Blagnac to Brive-la-Gaillarde, seen as a transitional stage before […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 17 Results

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Click Here (AP) — Alejandro Valverde of Spain won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, while Bradley Wiggins mastered a last big test in the mountains to retain the yellow jersey on Thursday. The 89-mile ride from Bagneres-de-Luchon to the ski station of Peyragudes featured three hard climbs and an uphill finish. Valverde, […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 19 Results

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Click Here (AP) – For Bradley Wiggins, the champagne on the Champs-Elysees is about to flow. He all but locked up the Tour de France title with a tour-de-force performance to win the final time trial – putting him on the cusp of becoming the first Briton to win cycling’s showpiece race. Wiggins blew away […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 16 Results

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Click Here (AP) — Thomas Voeckler won the 16th stage of the Tour de France over four huge climbs in the Pyrenees, while defending champion Cadel Evans dropped out of title contention Wednesday. Evans, who started the day fourth overall, struggled on the last two climbs, while Bradley Wiggins wore the yellow jersey a little […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 15 Results

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Click Here (Reuters) Pierrick Fedrigo of France won today’s 15th stage of the Tour de France by leading a two-man final breakaway, while Bradley Wiggins kept the overall lead as he stayed with his rivals in the main pack far behind. The 158.5-kilometre (99-mile) route from Samatan to Pau had a mostly flat layout, but […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 14 Results

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Click Here (Reuters) FOIX, France — Luis Leon Sanchez broke away on his own to clinch the fourth Tour de France victory of his career in the 191.5-km 14th stage on Sunday. The Spaniard, a winner on the Tour in 2008, 2009 and 2011, surged ahead 11 kms from the line to win a stage […]

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Tour de France – Stage 13 Results

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Click Here (AP) LE CAP D’AGDE, France — Bradley Wiggins doesn’t think the Tour de France needs a “boss” of the pack. At least not him. But the Brit is taking charge and showed leadership Saturday with a bold if unsuccessful effort to help a teammate win Stage 13 — instead won by Germany’s Andre […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 12 Results

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Click Here ANNONAY, France (AP) — David Millar of Britain has led a five-man breakaway to win the 12th stage of the Tour de France as the race left the Alps on the longest stage this year. Bradley Wiggins of Britain looked set to retain the yellow jersey as he kept pace with his main […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 11 Results

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Click Here (AP) – LA TOUSSUIRE, France Pierre Rolland of France won the hardest Alpine stage in the Tour de France on Thursday, and Bradley Wiggins dusted defending champion Cadel Evans in the final climb to extend his overall lead. Rolland gave the Europcar team its second straight stage win after the 92-mile ride in […]

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Tour de France 2012 – Stage 10 Results

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Click Here (AP) – France’s Thomas Voeckler led a five-rider breakaway to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France as the race entered the Alps on Wednesday. Bradley Wiggins retained the overall lead. The 120.9-mile ride from Macon-sur-Valserine marked a return to racing after a tumultuous rest day in which a Cofidis rider […]

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