Posts in category: Tour de France
Thomas says Sky management favored Froome in early TDF stages

In a wide-ranging interview, Geraint Thomas said communication between himself and Chris Froome was crucial to his TDF victory

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Podcast: Tour route analysis; should power meters be banned?

Tour de France organizers boasted that the 2019 route was the “highest Tour ever” — does that mean it will be exciting for fans?

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Commentary: The Tour route is another effort to cage Team Sky

Tour organizers hope to tame team Sky with a course designed to produce, oh happy day, the first French winner since 1985.

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TDF: Froome won’t say if he or Thomas should lead Sky

Although he won’t confirm his role as sole leader, Froome says another yellow jersey would be an ideal 10th-anniversary gift for Team Sky.

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2019 Tour route unveiled: Includes record 30 mountain passes

“This is the highest Tour in history,” Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said during the route unveiling Thursday.

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Dumoulin hints he will go all-in for 2019 Tour

After finishing second in both the Giro d’Italia and Tour de France in 2018, Dumoulin may focus solely on the yellow jersey in 2019.

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Gouvenou on Tour route: ‘We always look for balance’

With the route presentation coming up on October 25, officials say they don’t design the Tour course with specific riders in mind.

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Nibali to meet French prosecutors over Tour de France crash

The Italian crashed out of the Tour de France after getting tangled up with a fan on the Alpe d’Huez climb.

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Geraint Thomas’s Tour de France trophy stolen at bike show

The trophy was taken at the end of The Cycle Show in Birmingham, England last month.

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Commentary: Should a cycling journalist earn France’s highest honor?

Samuel Abt remembers how the Tour de France awarded him for 20 years of service in the most French way possible.

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Video: Global Cycling Network previews 2014 Tour de France

Global Cycling Network’s Daniel Lloyd and Matt Stephens were in Yorkshire to preview the 2014 Tour de France

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ASO’s course designer promises more Tour surprises

Thierry Gouvenou spends his days searching the roads of France and beyond to plan the routes for the Tour de France and other ASO races.

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Commentary: The French resolution

Samuel Abt muses on the Tour’s lack of French contenders — and organizer ASO’s dogged efforts to favor its countrymen.

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Impatient Porte already eyeing 2019 Tour; confirms Vuelta start

After crashing out of the Tour de France for the second straight year, Richie Porte is anxious to get back to the race in 2019.

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Sky’s Bernal, Castroviejo discuss Tour de France drama

Egan Bernal and Jonathan Castroviejo spoke over the weekend about what went on behind the scenes during the Tour de France.

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After Tour win, Thomas’s future at Sky still unknown

The Welshman’s Tour de France victory means he is in for a big payday — whether that’s with Team Sky remains to be seen.

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