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Thursday August 9, 2018
PeloPics: The third week of any Grand Tour can be the toughest and also where the race is won or lost, but this year's final week of Tour de France confirmed Geraint Thomas as the main man. It wasn't so simple, there were farmer protests, more crashes and the crucial stage 20 time trial. Here are the best shots from the finalé of the 2018 Grand Boucle.
Monday August 6, 2018
PeloPics: Just when you thought we had forgotten about the 2018 Tour de France, up pops the PEZ Second Week of the Tour Photo Gallery. From the Roubaix cobbles to Geraint Thomas taking the yellow jersey and then the Alpe d'Huez stage. Stage 8 to stage 14: The best photos from Tour'18 that you will never see anywhere else.
Friday August 3, 2018
The PEZ Crew Tour Top Picks: The 2018 Tour de France has been finished for nearly a week and the guys in PEZ Towers have had a chance for the French Grand Tour to percolate in the mind and put virtual pen to virtual paper with their thoughts. Good Tour/bad Tour? Deserving winner? It's all here in the PEZ Crew Tour'18 résumé.
Wednesday August 1, 2018
The PEZ TOUR Awards: Every big event has an award ceremony and so we can't let the 2018 Tour de France pass by without 'The PEZ Tour'18 Alternative Awards' by Sam Larner. Sam assures us he didn't miss one pedal stroke of the Grand Boucle this year and so is in the perfect position to be the Grand Master of Ceremonies.
Monday July 30, 2018
Final Tour Round Up: The dust has settled on the cobbles of the Champs-Elysées in Paris and the paint has started to fade on the Alpe d'Huez, but Ed Hood still has to sum-up the final week of the Tour de France. Tears of joy for Wales and Sky, cries of 'what if' from everyone else. Was it a good Grand Boucle?
Monday July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018 - The Tour de France is over and we have a new champion in the shape of Geraint Thomas, but the name on the jersey is the same. We catch up with the Tour with video and quotes. What next for Sky - Top Story. GP Pino Cerami and the RideLondon Classic. Contract news, BMC stagieires, Tour of Utah and Philippe Gilbert leaves hospital.
Sunday July 29, 2018
Stage Report: The final stage 21 of the 2018 Tour de France went to plan with celebrations for Geraint Thomas and his Sky team and au revoir to Sylvain Chavanel of Direct Energie. Who would win the Paris stage - Alexander Kristoff gave the UAE Team Emirates the perfect final day present.
Saturday July 28, 2018
Stage Result: Four top time trialists fighting over the 2018 Tour de France final podium, all within two and a half minutes of the overall prize. Thomas, Dumoulin, Roglic and Froome had it all to play for and the battle of truth went to the line - Dumoulin stage - Froome podium and the Tour'18 for Geraint Thomas.
Friday July 27, 2018
Stage Report: Stage 19 was never going to be the easy stage before the hilly time trial with six big Pyrenean climbs to cross. A day full of action was decided on the long descent to the finish in Laruns as Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) rode away from the top men for the stage win. Geraint Thomas (Sky) was second and safe in his yellow jersey, but Chris Froome dropped to 4th.
Thursday July 26, 2018
Stage Report: The stage to Pau looked perfect for the break, but they were swept up with 15K to go and speed went through the roof. The battle of the fast men wound its way through the twisty streets to catapult the French sprinter Arnoud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) across the line for a welcome home win.
Thursday July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018 - Who's the Daddy now? Geraint Thomas strengthens his Tour'18 lead we look at inter team rivalry - Top Story. Tour de France news from the Pyrenees, plus a video from Philippe Gilbert. Other news: Wallonie, Pino Cerami and RideLondon. Yates stay at Mitchelton, rider contracts, BMC to Dimension, beer for Quick-Step, Bianchi stay LottoNL and KPMG for Sunweb.
Wednesday July 25, 2018
Stage Report: Nairo Quintana (Movistar) took a wonderful victory on the short and punchy stage 17 of the Tour de France as he distanced everyone to take the first every victory at the Col du Portet. Chris Froome was distanced as Sky had the decision of who is their leader taken out of their hands as Geraint Thomas took time from everyone.
Wednesday July 25, 2018
Sam Larner has been following Mark Cavendish for many a year and takes a look at the Manx-man's career as 'Cav' rode his way out of the 2018 Tour de France. Another rider who also left the French Grand Tour, but by the back-door, was Gianni Moscon. Is there any similarity between the two? No, none whatsoever.
Tuesday July 24, 2018
Stage Report: After a crazy day of farmer protests, tear gas and crashes, Julian Alaphilippe (Quick-Step Floors) took his second 2018 Tour stage win in Bagnères-de-Luchon, with the polka dot jersey on his back. Behind; there was a stalemate and there was no change in the overall as all the top men finished together.
Monday July 23, 2018
Tour Rest Day No.2: Week two of the 2018 Tour de France is done and dusted with Geraint Thomas holding the overall lead from his Sky team 'leader' Chris Froome second and Tom Dumoulin in third. Ed Hood rounds up the action and takes a look at Geraint's history and the final countdown to Paris.
Monday July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018 - The crazyness of the Alpe d'Huez succeeded in showing the worst side of cycling and the end of Nibali's Tour, plus violence against Froome - Top Story. We catch up with the last four stages with results and video. Other cycling news: Evenepoel to Quick-Step, Madrid Challenge, Tour de Pologne, TDU Challenge and Alaphilippe and the Tour video.
Sunday July 22, 2018
Stage Report: Much like Saturday, Sunday's stage 15 break of the day was the launch pad for a second win for the Astana team in two days. It was Magnus Cort Nielsen who took the victory in Carcassonne as the peloton strolled to the finish over 13 minutes later. No change in the overall.
Saturday July 21, 2018
Stage Report: The 10% slopes on the climb to Mende drew out all the suffering and effort that we love about the Tour de France.  Going from the break, Astana's Omar Fraile threw down the biggest on the 3km climb to the finish above Mende for a brilliant and well deserved win, while the Tour's Top 3 stuck together but pulled more time on the rest of the contenders.
Saturday July 21, 2018
TDF '18 Preview: The Tour de France will venture into the unknown on Sunday's stage 15 as the race will take on the all new Pic de Nore - a never before seen climb in the great race. That Pic de Nore a 12.5km long, tough climb that is dubbed the 'mini Ventoux' by local cyclists. We sent our man in France, Chris Selden along to check out the climb and ride it himself.
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.