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Thursday July 19, 2018
Stage Report: Today's stage promised lots with the biggest elevation gain of this year's race at just over 5000m for the stage and the finish on the mythical Alpe d'Huez. Could the stage live up to the hype? Sky's Geraint Thomas certainly must think so.
Thursday July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018 - Sky dominated Tour stage 11 to put Geraint Thomas in yellow after the stage win and Chris Froome into 2nd overall. All the reports and video from 'La Grand Bouclé' and La Course . Time out for Mark Cavendish - Top Story. Other cycling news: CCC save BMC, Tours of Britain and Pologne, Lake Garda Classic, signings for LottoNL-Jumbo and Sunweb, Tour of Utah and Porte talks crash.
Thursday July 19, 2018
The ErgVideo team not only builds great software, but they travel to famous cycling destinations with a whole team to create their unique content. Their trip to some of cycling’s monumental climbs in the French Alps resulted in some of their best-ever ErgVideo editions.
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Stage Report: The big break of the day looked like it would be the winning move, but it exploded as the GC men lifted the pace on the final climb of stage 11. With a bold move, Geraint Thomas (Sky) launched himself up the Summit finish for stage and overall glory.
Wednesday July 18, 2018
Roadside Tour'15 Reload: The 2018 Tour de France makes its return to l'Alpe d'Huez on Thursday's stage 12. So, we revisit the mythical climb and its twisting ascent with Ed Hood and his side-kick Callum MacGregor - and the craziness of the Alpe's Dutch Corner back in 2015.
Tuesday July 17, 2018
Stage Report: On the first mountain stage of the 2018 Tour de France, BMC's Greg Van Avermaet fought to keep the yellow jersey on his back by going with the break of the day and holding off the GC men. From the same group, Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) attacked on the penultimate climb for a hard fought stage win.
Tuesday July 17, 2018
TOOLBOX: With summer in full swing, there's no escaping riding in the heat, but hot temps inhibit the body's ability to perform. Dr. Stephen Cheung is an expert on thermal stresses on human performance and offers up his favorite heat adaptation hacks for cyclists.
Monday July 16, 2018
Tour Rest Day No.1: As the Tour de France leaves the flat lands and launches into the Alps for the more decisive mountain stages. What have we learnt from the first week? Ed Hood take a look back at the first nine stages on the first Tour rest day as we wait for the peloton's appointment with destiny.
Monday July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018 - The Tour de France is in full swing as it leaves the cobbled behind and head for the hills. Sunday's stage finished any idea's of overall victory for Richie Porte - Top Story. All the results from France, plus the Österreich-Rundfahrt. Achievement of a lifetime: Heinrich Haussler, Williams joins Bahrain-Merida, Hirschi U23 Euro champion, Nijssen wins Wattmeister and cool Sagan.
Sunday July 15, 2018
Stage Report: John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo) brought two years of misery to a close with a riveting victory in Roubaix on Stage 9 of the Tour de France, bettering race leader Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) and Yves Lampaert (Quick-Step) in a three-man sprint after a bruising stage over the “pavés du nord”.
Sunday July 15, 2018
Author Peter Cossins describes in his history of that first 1903 Tour de France, the inelegantly titled “Butcher, Blacksmith, Acrobat, Sweep,” the original Tour de France, something totally new and untried and flawed in many ways, “should be considered as one of the greatest events in sporting history.”
Saturday July 14, 2018
Photo Book: When you're hot, you're hot, and LottoNL-Jumbo's Dylan Groenewegen stoked his winning form with another perfectly timed sprint into Amiens for stage 8 of the 2018 Tour de France. After 181 processional kilometers, perhaps the best part of the day for fans is this gallery of the day's best shots from pro photog Cor Vos.
Saturday July 14, 2018
PeloPics: The Tour de France peloton has the opening week under its belt and so far everyone is still in the running for the overall win, give or take a minute here and there. We have seen a lot of images so far, but here are the ones we missed and some from behind scenes you'll never see anywhere else.
Friday July 13, 2018
Stage Report: After an 'easy day' of 231 kilometers from Fougères to Chartres the peloton animated its self in the finalé to fire LottoNL-Jumbo's Dylan Groenewegen across the line ahead of Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) and the green jersey wearing Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe). Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) held the overall lead with 6 seconds on Sky's Geraint Thomas.
Friday July 13, 2018
Roadside PEZ: On Sunday, the 2018 Tour de France hits the famous cobbles of Paris-Roubaix for stage 9 and as PEZ-man Daniel Thevenon will be writing the race report we look back at 'Dan's Day in Hell'. Keep it PEZ for all the Tour action.
Thursday July 12, 2018
Stage Report: UAE Team Emirates' Dan Martin hammered up the Breton Alpe d'Huez, better known as the Mur de Bretagne, for the stage 6 win in fine style, which brought the memories flooding back for Gordan Cameron. 2011 and 2018; both vintage years on the Mur.
Thursday July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018 - The Tour de France has been to the seaside, but it's no holiday! All the news from “la Grande Boucle”. Not just the Tour, also Österreich-Rundfahrt. The all powerful ASO rule the roost-Top Story. Other cycling news: Eros Poli, Sunweb to La Course, Schmidt and Biermans stay with Katusha-Alpecin and Mediofondo Casartelli postponed. A full EUROTRASH Thursday.
Wednesday July 11, 2018
Stage Report: Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) might well have designed this stage, it was perfect for him and it's not a surprise that he stormed to victory at the finish. Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) was close, but not close enough for victory. Greg Van Avermaet (BMC) still holds the yellow jersey.
Wednesday July 11, 2018
Rider Interview: After a long professional career and many teams, Matt Brammeier has decided to hang up his wheels and move behind the scenes to tutor the U23 Men’s Endurance Academy at British Cycling. Ed Hood caught up with the Irish multi National champion to talk past, present and future.
Tuesday July 10, 2018
Stage Report: Stage 4 sprinted into the Breton town of Sarzeau, in-front the Major and UCI President, David Lappartient, and Quick-Step Floors' Fernando Gaviria took his second stage of this Tour de France. The yellow jersey stayed on the shoulders of BMC's Greg Van Avermaet who finished in the main pack.