Tour de France Coverage


2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 13 Photo Gallery


Bucolic scenery and grueling climbs from Saint-Étienne to Chamrousse. See more photos from stage 13 here.

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Tour de France: Day in the life of a Team Mechanic


There’s no such thing as downtime for the men who keep the bikes of the Tour de France peloton running smooth.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 13 Results


Vincenzo Nibali took more time out of all his main GC rivals Friday, winning stage 13 of the Tour de France.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 13 Preview – Saint-Étienne to Chamrousse


Two days in the Alps. Two summit finishes. First up a testing 200km run from Saint-Etienne to Chamrousse, which closes with an 18.2km climb that averages 7.3%.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 12 Photo Gallery


Stage 12 was a transition stage that brought the race to the base of the Alps. Check out the photos from this stage here.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 12 Results


Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) launched away from the bunch late to claim a half-bike-length sprint win over Peter Sagan (Cannondale) at the end of stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday.

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Tour de France Tech: New lightweight Mavic road shoes spotted


It’s sheer speculation at this point, but it sure looks like Mavic has a new pair of ultra-light road shoes in the pipeline.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 12 Preview – Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint-Étienne


This classic transition stage takes the race to the edge of the big mountains. Expect a tug-of-war between breakaway specialists and the sprinters.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 11 Photo Gallery


Fresh off his one-day dalliance with the yellow jersey at the end of stage 9, Tony Gallopin gave his native France more reason to cheer with a brave and impressive late-day solo attack that netted triumph of stage 11.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 11 Results


France rejoices in a late-race escape by one of their own, the race leader relaxes, and one brave American soldiers on.

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Tour de France Video: Inside Team Sky mechanic’s truck


Global Cycling Network takes a look around the Team Sky mechanic’s truck. It’s one of the nicest at the Tour de France, with expandable sides, inside workspace and a drawer full of stems in millimeter increments.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 11 Preview – Besancon to Oyonnax


Following the race’s first rest day, this rolling affair from Besançon to Oyonnax looks ideal for a breakaway. There are four small climbs in the final 50km, plus a testing descent on the run into the finish.

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Tour de France Rest Day Gallery: A look back at the first 10 stages


With 10 days of racing in the books and the Tour on a rest day, it’s time to take a look back at the high and lows through the lens of the venerable Graham Watson.

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Tour de France Tech: Froome’s Pinarello F8 and Contador’s Specialized Tarmac


On the first rest day of the 2014 Tour de France, RoadBikeReview pays tribute to two bikes (and their riders) who will be getting more than 24 hours of downtime.

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Tour de France Tech: Vincenzo Nibali’s Specialized S-Works (Shark) Tarmac


Get an up-close look at the bike that’s leading the 2014 Tour de France.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 10 Photo Gallery


On a rain soaked Monday that saw the peloton tackle seven rated climbs, the race lost another top favorite. Contador crashed heavily midway through the 161.5km stage 10 from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 10 Results


Nibali finished the day in 4:27:26, 15 seconds ahead of second-placed Thibaut Pinot and another 5 seconds up on third place finisher Alejandro Valverde. Tejay van Garderen was top placed American, 6th at 0:22. Overnight race leader Tony Gallopin was a distant 33rd at 4:46.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 10 Preview – Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles


With a rest day on the horizon, the Tour peloton faces its biggest challenge to date, a 161.5km ride from Mulhouse to the cat. 1 summit of La Planche des Belles Filles.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 9 Photo Gallery


The man known as Panzerwagen powered to an impressive solo stage win, while Frenchman Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) snuck into the overall race lead on a dramatic day at the Tour de France. Graham Watson captured all the action.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 9 Results


German Tony Martin snagged a heroic solo stage win, while Frenchman Tony Gallopin moved into the overall race lead.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 9 Preview – Gérardmer to Mulhouse


Another day in the Vosges region and lots more climbing. This ever-rolling affair includes six rated climbs, including the cat. 1 Le Markstein.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 8 Photo Gallery


The weather for the 2014 Tour has been far more challenging than it’s been for the past several Spring Classics seasons and todays wet and wild stage was no exception. Nothing about it seemed to bother Frenchman Blel Kadri who took the stage win.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 8 Results


AG2R-Mondiale’s Blel Kadri notches the first win for a Frenchman in the 2014 Tour on another challenging day for the riders that saw challenging weather and a tough, mountainous course profile.

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2014 Tour de France: Stage 8 Preview – Tomblaine to Gérardmer La Mauselaine


The chase for the yellow jersey begins in earnest with three rated climbs back-to-back-to-back in the stage’s final 25km. But none of these ascents is terribly difficult.

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2014 Tour de France: Graham Watson Stage 7 Photo Gallery


Another Tour de France stage, another day full of crashes. See all of today’s action captured by Graham Watson’s lens.

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