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Chris Froome 'on track' for Tour de France, says Sir Dave Brailsford

SkySports - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Sir Dave Brailsford says Chris Froome is “on track” for success at the Tour de France and Olympic Games this summer despite his poor result at last week's Tour de Romandie.

6 Great Bike Trips for Tour de France Fans

Bicycling - ‎16 hours ago‎
One of the world's greatest sporting spectacles, the Tour de France is a must-see event for any cyclist, race fan or not.
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Quintana's Romandie win augurs well for Tour de France

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 1, 2016‎
In recent years, the Tour de Romandie has often proved a reliable indicator of pre-Tour form - Cadel Evans, Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome all won the Swiss race before their first Tour de France wins - though Quintana warned that July is still some ...
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Voeckler's future could hinge on Tour de France performance

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Voeckler has had several Tour de France highlights during his long career, the last coming in 2012 when he won two stages and came away with the mountains jersey.

What Is Lance Armstrong Doing Now? The Disgraced Tour De France Star Is Down, But He's Not Out

Bustle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Just four years ago, the name Lance Armstrong was synonymous with professional cycling. He had won the Tour de France seven times in a row, plus Armstrong was idolized for fighting cancer through his Livestrong Foundation.

Richie Porte hoping Tour de France build-up better managed than 2015 'disaster'

ABC Online - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Richie Porte believes he has managed his efforts better this year as he builds up to July's Tour de France. The 31-year-old Tasmanian had been in flying form over the first few months of 2015, winning three stage races in Paris-Nice, Volta a Catalunya ...

Crowds wow Adam Yates after finishing best British rider in Tour de Yorkshire

Bury Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Since then the Tour de France has started in Britain and the Tour de Yorkshire has been launched, with Yates astounded at the support on the side of the roads.

Degenkolb can reach peak level for the Tour de France, says teammate

Cyclingnews.com - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Degenkolb will make his long-awaited return to racing on Sunday in the Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt after almost four months out of the sport.

More details of Tour de France 2017 revealed

Cyclingnews.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Tour de France organisers ASO have revealed more details of the 2017 Grand Depart in Germany. After already confirming that the race would open with a time trial, ASO announced that the second stage would be one for the sprinters.
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Tour de Yorkshire coverage suffers live ITV blackout due to plane problem

The Guardian - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
This sort of trouble is rare enough to be described as a freak event, which explains why - because this race is run by the Tour de France organisers Amaury Sport Organisation - the nearest back-up plane was in France, and took time to prepare and to ...
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Tour de France director says fight against mechanical doping must be top priority

Cyclingnews.com - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Tour de France and Ardennes Classics race director, Christian Prudhomme has told Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure that fighting against mechanical doping must be cycling's top priority and that “motors in cycling are no longer a rumour, they exist.
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Tour de Yorkshire 2016 routes and maps of three stages of the bike race

Manchester Evening News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Beverley is the location for the start of stage one, home to one of England's finest Minsters, before the peloton races to Tadcaster and on to Knaresborough which was the scene of some of the biggest crowds for the Tour de France in 2014. A series of ...

Tour de France winner Jacques Antequil title to Pursuit

The Bookseller - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Pursuit, the cycling imprint of Profile Books, is to publish a book on "controversial cycling superstar" and five time winner of the Tour de France, Jacques Anquetil. Written by French writer Paul Fournel, Anquetil, Alone, tells of the "legend ...

Sagan, Cancellara and Costa to headline Tour de Suisse

Cyclingnews.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Velon have been trying to change the dynamic of the economics of cycling by shifting some of the benefits of race organisation to the teams, but it has been a contentious path and has sparked the ire of Tour de France organiser ASO. The Velon group ...

Porte forced out of Tour de Romandie

SBS - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Illness has robbed Richie Porte of an important pre-Tour de France hitout. His BMC team announced on Thursday that Porte would not start stage two in the Tour of Romandie.

Morzine welcomes Tour de France 2016

Morznet.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Etape means that fans of the Tour de France are able to ride in the footsteps of their cycling heroes 13 days before the pros do.
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Australian cycling legend Mick Rogers forced to retire after worsening congenital heart condition

Herald Sun - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
He won three consecutive world championships and an Olympic bronze medal in the gut-busting “race of truth,” the time trial, two stages of the Italian Giro and one at the Tour de France during a purple patch only two years ago, and overall wins in the ...

Steve Cummings ready to go his own way in Tour de Yorkshire

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Unobtrusively the Wirral racer has been one of Britain's most successful cyclists in the last 12 months, winning a stage in epic style at the Tour de France and backing that up with other victories at the Tour of the Basque Country and the Tirreno ...
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Tour de France correspondent Ned Boulting bikes into The Octagon Theatre for new debut UK tour

Western Gazette - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
ITV's 13 year Tour de France correspondent, Ned Boulting, will be bringing his debut UK tour, Bikeology, to The Octagon Theatre in Yeovil on Sunday, October 23.
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