If you wikipedia the list of Tour de France winners, in it’s soon to be 100 year history, there is a strange title granted in 6 slots from 1999-2005. This is the time period being called the doping years in which Lance Armstrong, perhaps the biggest cheat in sports, had his named removed and [...]
Right after the announcement of the course for the 100th Tour de France, here is some minimalist artwork…
TOUR CANDY 2013
Check out these gorgeous minimal artworks by the Netherlands based designer Chungkong. Away from his day job designing brand identities and advertising for his clients Chungkong spends time creating his own [...]
Ok, maybe you’re completely turned off to international pro cycling since Lance has been found out to be a big fat cheater…but for those still interested…
Here is an article from Bicycling Magazine about next year’s 100th Tour de France and their announcement of the race route. Cycling Looks to the Future After Armstrong [...]
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Congratulations to Bradley Wiggins for winning this years 99th Tour de France. Bradley became the first British rider to win the 3,479km epic race with a 3min 21sec lead over British team-mate Chris Froome after Sunday’s 20th and last stage to Paris.
Here is a piece from Bradley [...]
Happy International Women’s Day!
In honor, here is a story from Bikeportland.org about a group of women cyclists (3 from Portland, Oregon) taking on the challenge of riding the same course of this years Tour de France.
Three Portland Women to tackle Tour De France Route By: Jonathan Maus March 6th, 2012
The Versus sports network is your US source for non stop 2011 Tour de France coverage.
They are having a contest where you can enter to win daily prizes and also have a chance to win a Cannondale Synapse.
See: Defining Moment Contest.
Also- on the VERSUS Cycling Facebook page is [...]
Tomorrow is Bastille Day. Everyone should be watching stage 10 of the Tour de France. Special shout out to all the french riders…like Sandy Casar who won today in stage 9, Christophe Moreau, JÃ©rÃ´me Pineau and John Gadret.
Some insight to today’s stage in the Alps from the NY Time’s tour corespondent, Juliet Macur.
Team RadioShack’s Chris Horner, from Bend Oregon, is keeping a diary of the events in Le Tour. Read more Here.
Found this- A Father and Son, Bill and Liam Flanagan are reporting from this year’s Le Tour. There riding the course and reporting back in their own videos:
Follow along on their website: www.fathersontour.com
That’s right its Tour Time! That other world famous sporting event about to set off July 3rd, besides that thing that’s been going on where people kick a ball around. Yes the world’s greatest cyclists are gathering in France to battle it out for 2 wheel supremacy. -By no means am I any expert [...]