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Kittel wins - Nibali triumphs

Once again Giant-Shimano's Marcel Kittel takes the un-official sprinters championships on the Champs Élysées and bookends a successful Tour de France with wins on the opening and closing stages....

Kittel wins - Nibali triumphs

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Once again Giant-Shimano's Marcel Kittel takes the un-official sprinters championships on the Champs Élysées and bookends a successful Tour de France with wins on the opening and closing stages....

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Vos the Great Conquers Paris

The women's La Course became the sprint showdown between the best in the world that we had been expecting with the worlds greatest cyclist Marianne Vos taking the win over Kirsten Wild.

Vos the Great Conquers Paris

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The women's La Course became the sprint showdown between the best in the world that we had been expecting with the worlds greatest cyclist Marianne Vos taking the win over Kirsten Wild.

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Tour de France Stage 21 LIVE

Évry - Paris/Champs Élysées 137.5 km Now the women are done it's time for the men to make their way to Paris. Slowly with lots of champagne drinking at first and then ten competitive laps on the...

Tour de France Stage 21 LIVE

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Évry - Paris/Champs Élysées 137.5 km Now the women are done it's time for the men to make their way to Paris. Slowly with lots of champagne drinking at first and then ten competitive laps on the...

La Course is here!

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Champs Élysée racing for the worlds top women finally. Do.not.miss.

Get Yer Podium Cafe Caps!

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After years of promises... reality!

La Course LIVE!

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Paris/Champs Élysées 89 km (13 laps) The most media publicized women's race live and we get to see the best riders (or the best sprinters at least) in the world battle it out on the Champs in...

Legends of the Tour, by Jan Cleijne

The history of the Tour de France as you've never seen it before: the story of the world's biggest bike race told as a graphic novel.

Women's cycling week: Thüringen, Bretagne & BeNe

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It was a crazy-busy week of racing, with the peloton split across three great races - Thüringen Rundfahrt, the Tour de Bretagne and the 1st ever BeNe Ladies Tour. Videos, photos & results - & all I...

Five highlights from the 2014 Giro Rosa

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Since we're in a lull in the women's racing, it's a great chance to look back at the only 10-day Grand Tour the women are allowed to race - with videos, blogs and a cycling fanclub that we at...

Tour Finale and Green Jersey Talking Points

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Here's your race preview: there's gonna be a sprint on the Champs-Elysées. Details and an informative, entertaining and highly cogent discussion of the maillot vert below.

Tour Stage 20: Martin Dominates, Peraud Confirms

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Jean-Christophe Peraud claims second overall on the Tour de France podium

Techs-Mechs: ABUS Locks Fear Out, Flexibility In

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German lock-maker has a lot of bases covered

Tour Stage 20: What's This "Time Trialling" Thing?

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Omega Pharma-Quick Step's Tony Martin cemented his world class time trial legacy with a smashing stage victory in today's 54km event to... wait. I'm doing the preview, not the post-stage. Let me...

Le Tour Stage 19: Navardauskas Breaks Garmin Duck

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Ramunas "Comrade" Navardauskas breaks away at just the right time.

Le Tour Stage 19: Sprinting through the Dordogne

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The mountains have done their damage and the GC riders now take a deep breath ahead of the timetrial on stage 20. Meanwhile we see one last chance for a Sprinters vs. Breakaway battle.

Le Tour Stage 17: Majka Doubles Up

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The resurrection of Saxo-Tinkoff's Tour de France from the ashes of Alberto Contador's broken tibia and withdrawal halfway through the race continued as young Polish star Rafael Majka took his...

Le Tour Stage 18: Ruh roh...Hautacam

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Things are getting desperate for a few guys now with the big ol' nasty 52 km time-trial looming on the horizon. Today offers the last opportunity to build a better buffer to the the more competent...

Lady Cycling, by FJ Erskine

A nineteenth century guide to cycling for ladies presents the modern reader with much mirth.

Le Tour Stage 17: A Battle Royale

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At a mere 124.5 kilometers, tomorrow's stage may look easy, but it is certainly anything but. Expect a hard fought battle for the bottom two podium spots over the four major climbs of the stage.

A Battle for Polka Dots?

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Two weeks into the Tour and we have a three way standoff atop the KOM rankings between a guy going for stage wins, a guy explicitly trying to get the dots, and the race leader. Which one of them...

Le Tour Stage 16: Rogers Solos In

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Michael Rogers took his third stage win in a grand tour this year as he rode away from his breakaway companions three kilometers from the finish line today. Behind the break, Romain Bardet and...

A Maverick in France

Maverick was my Mum's favourite T.V show, She absolutely adored James Garner and it was with sadness that I noted his passing earlier this week. Wiki defines the word as 'an unbranded range animal'...

Cafe Bookshelf: Companion to Tour History

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It's the one-piece companion guide to the race's entire history.

Keep Calm And Pedal On

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A collection of cycling-related quotes presented in the style of those ubiquitous Ministry of Information propaganda posters.

Belkin Hit the Sponsor Jackpot!

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Dutch National Lottery steps in as title sponsor.

Le Tour Stage 16: Pyrénées & Downhills

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Just when you thought this Tour couldn't get any sweeter for Vincenzo Nibali the organizers throw a downhill finish his way. Because they're just that nice.

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