A brief history of the Tour de France from the veteran cycling historian Les Woodland
From 1933 to 1938 the American star of the Jazz Age played a role in the Tour’s grand départ and in doing so helped reshape the Tour for a new audience.
Was James Joyce inspired by the Tour de France when he gave Buck Mulligan a yellow dressing gown? How did an Irish cyclotourist inspire Ulysses? And where does Lucien Petit-Breton fit into this?
The autobiography of 1988 Tour de France winner Pedro Delgado
36 glorious bike rides in the West Country
Marco Pantani, as seen by Marco Pastonesi
A cycling novel based on the 1919 Tour de France
Gareth Cartman discusses the 1919 Tour de France and his novel, We Rode All Day, which tells the story of that race.
Tom Isitt pops into the Café to talk about riding in the Zone Rouge and the Tour of the Battlefields.
In April 1919 a seven-stage race through what had just months before been the Western Front was organised by Le Petit Journal. A now forgotten folly, the Tour of the Battlefields is only today gaining the appreciation it deserved.
A cycling novel set in the Tour de France
Cycling and art collide in an illustrated history of road cycling
The former British Cycling and Team Sky doctor engages in a little bit of image management
Bradley Wiggins showing off a part of his jersey collection and talking about himself and the riders who have inspired him
A biography of Alf Engers that’s also a meditation on why we ride and a bit more besides