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  1. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Fresh off his one-day dalliance with the yellow jersey at the end of stage 9, Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) gave his native France more reason to cheer with a brave and impressive late-day solo attack that netted triumph of stage 11 from Besancon to...
  2. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Frenchman Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) takes a dramatic solo win of stage 11 at the Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Fresh off his one-day dalliance with the yellow jersey at the end of stage 9, Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol) gave his native...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Global Cycling Network takes a look around the Team Sky mechanics 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. TEAM SKY MECHANIC'S TRUCK VIDEO...
  4. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Besancon to Oyonnax Wednesday, July 16th / 187.5 km / Flat Stage 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...
  5. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 With 10 stages of racing in the books and the peloton on a rest day, it's time to take a look back at the highs and lows of the first half of the Tour through the lens of the venerable Graham Watson. TOUR DE FRANCE REST DAY GALLERY Stage 1 winner...
  6. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 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. Indeed, Chris Froome's Pinarello F8 and Alberto Contador's Specialized S-Works Tarmac were...
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 The 2014 Tour de France is far from over, but after 10 days of racing Italian Vincenzo Nibali is clearly the odds-on favorite to be wearing the yellow jersey in Paris. The Italian owns a 2:23 lead over second-placed Richie Porte (Team Sky), and already...
  8. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 On a rain soaked Monday that saw the peloton tackle seven rated climbs, the race lost another top favorite. Spaniard Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) crashed heavily midway through the 161.5km stage 10 from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles. After...
  9. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) pays homage to his infant child as he crosses the finish line first at the end of stage 10. Photo by Graham Watson If this keeps up, the winner of the 2014 Tour de France is going to be the last man pedaling -...
  10. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles Monday, July 14th / 161.5 km / Mountain Stage 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...
  11. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 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. German Tony Martin (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) put his world...
  12. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 German Tony Martin grabbed a heroic solo stage 9 win on Sunday at the Tour de France. Photo by Graham Watson Sunday's stage 9 run from Gerardmer to Mulhouse saw a shake-up at the top of the GC standings, with France's Tony Gallopin (Lotto-Belisol)...
  13. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Gérardmer to Mulhouse Sunday, July 13th / 170 km / Hill Stage Another day in the Vosges region and lots more climbing. This ever-rolling affair includes six rated climbs, including the cat. 1 Le Markstein. This is the perfect day for riders chasing...
  14. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 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. Emerging from the damp to take the win was Frenchman Blel Kadri while yellow jersey...
  15. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 AG2R-Mondiale's Blel Kadri notches the first win for a Frenchman in the 2014 Tour on another challenging day for the riders. Photo by Graham Watson Frenchman Blel Kadri of the Ag2r-La Mondiale squad brought glory to the home country notching a win on...
  16. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Tomblaine to Gérardmer La Mauselaine Saturday, July 12th / 161 km / Hill Stage 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...
  17. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 The difference between winning and second place was just a centimeter at the end of Friday's stage 7 run from Epernay to Nancy, with Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Matteo Trentin taking the razor thin sprint victory ahead of current green jersey holder Peter...
  18. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Matteo Trentin wins Stage 7 of the 2014 Tour de France. The difference between winning and second place was just a centimeter at the end of Friday's stage 7 run from Epernay to Nancy, with Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Matteo Trentin taking the razor...
  19. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Épernay to Nancy Friday, July 11th / 234.5 km / Flat Stage The race's second-longest stage and the final day before the real climbing begins. But there are two small climbs at the end of the long run to Nancy, which should spell doom for the...
  20. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Stages: 123456789101112131415161718192021 Andre Greipel of Lotto-Belisol put nearly a bike length into Katusha's Alexander Kristoff, who slotted a distant second for the second time in three days. Samuel Dumolin (Ag2r La Mondiale) was third. The only bad news for Germany was a late race...
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