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Tour de France

Podium Cafe's coverage of the 2010 Tour!

Tour Stage 5: Time for a Test

Vittel - La Planche des Belles Filles (160.5 km)

Tour Stage 4: Sprint Carnage Mars Démare's Win; Sagan Disqualified

Tour Stage 3: Sagan Needs No Luck

Three Weeks Eight Seconds, by Nige Tassell

The 1989 Tour - one of the best?

Tour Stage 3: An Uphill Sprint

Verviers - Longwy (212.5km)

Tour Stage 2: Kittel Stakes his Claim

The German sprinter took a convincing win in Liège.

Tour Stage 2: Bye bye, Germany

Dusseldorf - Liège (202 km)

Get Your Publicity Here, Cycling Teams!

It's long been true that this is the race for cycling teams to show off their sponsors to the world stage. So how well will each team succeed?

White Jersey: At the head of the kid’s table

This is the story about the REAL White jersey of the Tour, not the white jersey that every other team seems to be wearing this year.

Cafe Bookshelf: Dissecting the Proto-Tour

The First Tour de France, by Peter Cossins

The Jersey Nobody Wants to Win

Viewers' Guide to the 2017 Tour de France...Boardroom Edition!

Welcome to Podium Cafe's umpteenth Viewers' Guide to whichever Grand Tour starts next! This time, we focus on the 2017 Tour, through the eyes of someone working in television.

Underreacting to the Critérium du Dauphiné

Every June, we're told that the Dauphiné does not necessarily predict the Tour. So let's respond as unenthusiastically as possible to the events of the race.

The “Next Stop: the Podium!” Post!

Challenge accepted, Chris!

Tour de France 2017 Presentation LIVE

It's that beautiful autumn day when we get to unwrap the big present from the ASO, next summer's Tour de France route.

The Invisible Mile, by David Coventry

An ambitious literary novel from debutant Kiwi novelist David Coventry set in and around the 1928 Tour de France.

The End of the Road, by Alasdair Fotheringham

The story of the 1998 Tour de France, the one that started in Dublin and ended in turmoil.

Tour: Champs Victory for Greipel; Froome Champion

Greipel managed his first sprint win of the Tour.

Tour Stage 21: Chantilly, Champagne, Champs

The Tour de France finishes in style.

Tour: Froome Unchallenged on Tricky Descent

Ion Izagirre took the first Spanish win of the Tour.

Tour Stage 20: Descending Denouement

We're back to the Joux Plane, ten years on.

Tour: Chaos as Bardet Turns France's Tour Around

Mollema and Yates lost their podium positions on a dramatic Alpine day.

Tour: Timed Tribulations for all but Froome

He takes another stage, as his competitors fall back.

Tour: Zakarin Takes Off for Stage Win

Guess what happened in the peloton?

Tour Stage 17: Alpine Adventures Await

With a steep climb to finish, this could be a decisive stage.

Pre-Alps Tour de France Power Poll!

How do things stack up going into the final week?

Tour Stage 16: To Switzerland!

Aww, no mountains.

Tour: Pantano Strongest in Two-up Sprint

Not the most aggressive of stages in the Jura, but Van Garderen falls back.

Tour Stage 15: A Day in the Jura

We reach our third of four mountain ranges.

Tour: Cavendish Again!

Nobody can stop the Manxman.

Tour Stage 14: Sprint, anyone?

Quintana Grabs Moto, Keeps Polemica Train Rolling

Yet more controversy at the Tour de France...