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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 You may have noticed that Peter Sagan's bike has a slightly different "look" than your standard Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod shop floor model. Matter of fact all the Cannondale Pro Cycling team bikes are special. At this year's Tour de France, the...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Jimmy Fallon took a lighthearted jab at the Tour de France on last night's episode of the Tonight Show, using some rider photos as his comedic foil. Europcar's Bryan Coquard and Yukiya Arashiro, Movistar's Giovanni Visconti and John Gadret...
  3. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Saint-Gaudens to Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet Wednesday, July 23rd / 124.5 km / Mountain Stage Short, yes. Easy, no way. The 125km run from Saint-Gaudens to Saint-Lary-Soulon Pla d'Adet is packed with punch. After a 40km opening spin, the profile rises and...
  4. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Aussie Michael Rogers grabbed a hard-fought win at the end of stage 6 from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon on Tuesday. It was the first Tour de France win for the Tinkoff-Saxo rider, who after grabbing a spot in an early breakaway of 21 riders, pushed...
  5. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Michael Rogers wins stage sixteen of the 2014 Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Aussie Michael Rogers grabbed a hard-fought win at the end of stage 16 from Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon on Tuesday. It was the first Tour de France win for the...
  6. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon Tuesday, July 22nd / 237.5 km / Mountain Stage Following the race's second rest day, the Tour marches into the Pyrenees for three tough stages. Up first, the marathon 237.5km grind from Carcassonne to...
  7. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Norwegian sprinting star Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) picked up his second stage win of this year's Tour de France, blasting first across the finish at the end of stage 15's thrilling 222km mostly flat ride from Tallard to Nimes. Heinrich Haussler (IAM...
  8. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Kristoff gets his second stage win at this year's Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Norwegian sprinting star Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) picked up his second stage win of this year's Tour de France, blasting first across the finish at the end...
  9. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Tallard to Nimes Sunday, July 20th / 222 km / Flat Stage Unless wind or other inclement weather blows the race apart (which is definitely possible) look for this long and flat transitional stage to be one for the sprinters. The stage finishes in front...
  10. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Rafal Majka (Tinkoff-Saxo) won stage 14 of the Tour de France Saturday, holding off a late charge from race leader Vincenzo Nibali at the end of the testing day that concluded atop the cat. 1 Risoul ascent. Though Nibali missed out on another stage win...
  11. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Rafal Majka (POL) wins stage 14 of the Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Rafal Majka (Tinkoff-Saxo) won stage 14 of the Tour de France Saturday, holding off a late charge from race leader Vincenzo Nibali at the end of the testing day that...
  12. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Grenoble to Risoul Saturday, July 19th / 177 km / Mountain Stage Two legendary ascents, the Lautaret and the Izoard, assure a day that cant be missed. The summit finish on the slopes of the Risoul means the GC contenders will be on the clock. The last...
  13. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Vincenzo Nibali took more time out of all his main GC rivals Friday, winning stage 13 of the Tour de France. The Italian yellow jersey holder blasted away from main group near the end of the 18.2 hors categorie Chamrousse climb that concluded the...
  14. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Mechanics for the 22 teams at the Tour de France put in long hours keeping bikes in top working order. Photo by Jason Sumner There's no such thing as down time for Geoff Brown and his fellow Tour de France team mechanics. A veteran of 19 Tours, Brown...
  15. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) wins stage 13 of the Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Vincenzo Nibali took more time out of all his main GC rivals Friday, winning stage 13 of the Tour de France. The Italian yellow jersey holder blasted away from main...
  16. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Saint-Étienne to Chamrousse Friday, July 18th / 197.5 km / Mountain Stage 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%. Expect a real...
  17. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) launched away from the bunch late to claim a half-bike-length sprint win of stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday. The Norwegian out-kicked Peter Sagan (Cannondale) at the end of 185.5km ride from Bourg-en-Bresse to...
  18. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) bests Peter Sagan (Cannondale) at the end of stage 12 of the Tour de France on Thursday. Photo by Graham Watson Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) launched away from the bunch late to claim a half-bike-length sprint win of...
  19. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 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. Spotted this past week at the Tour de France, these slick-looking black and yellow numbers on the feet of Ag2r-La Mondiale...
  20. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Bourg-en-Bresse to Saint-Étienne Thursday, July 17th / 185.5 km / Hill Stage 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. The fast men were denied...
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