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Quintana's Romandie win augurs well for Tour de France - ‎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 ...

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

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 ...

Sagan, Cancellara and Costa to headline Tour de Suisse - ‎12 hours ago‎
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 ...
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France to extend emergency for Euro 2016, Tour de France

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The French government said Wednesday it would seek a new extension of a post-attacks state of emergency to cover this summer's Euro 2016 football and the Tour de France, drawing criticism from rights defenders. "The state of emergency cannot be a ...

More details of Tour de France 2017 revealed - ‎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 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 ...
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Tour de France director says fight against mechanical doping must be top priority - ‎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.

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 ...

Talansky learning from past mistakes as he targets Tour de France - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
It was a solid ride and he was in 14th place overall following the final mountain stage, although stomach problems would force him out of the last stage.

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 - ‎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.

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 ...

Gary Verity insists Tour de Yorkshire stage two was still a success

Cycling Weekly - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
“It's the same plane that does the Tour de France, the company does around 30 bike races a year so they know what they're doing.
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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 ...
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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
I've seen delight, despair and doping, as well as infinite variations of falling off your bike - something for everyone! The wonderful thing about cycling is the direct link between a Tour de France win and a trip to the shops. It's an everyday glory ...
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Giro and Tour de France favourites meet in Tour de Romandie

Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
With Liège-Bastogne-Liège in the books, the UCI WorldTour takes a three-month long break from one day races to concentrate on stage races.
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Porsche's Patrick Long takes a 911 R on historic Tour de France Automobile stage

Motor Authority - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
In this final video, Long takes his two pupils to one of the original stages of the Tour de France Automobile, a race that was won by Gerard Larrousse at the helm of the original 911 R. Long reminds the two students about what they've learned so far ...