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14. Juli, 17:16 Uhr

  Touriste Routiers – In an Age of Color (Part One) article by Graham Jones “The ideal Tour would be a Tour in which only one rider survives the ordeal.” Henri Desgrange (father of the Tour de France) When we look at photographs of the early days of cycling the world looks like a dull place. Black and white prints mask an extremely colorful era not only in our sport but of a time when the world...

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21. Juli, 13:53 Uhr

Touriste Routiers – In an Age of Color (Part Two) article by Graham Jones “The ideal Tour would be a Tour in which only one rider survives the ordeal.” Henri Desgrange (father of the Tour de France) For many years the touriste routier category comprised a very large portion of the race peloton. In 1928 for example 121 routiers lined up at the race start but by the time the race finished in...

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28. Mai, 13:47 Uhr

article by Graham Jones  In Part 2 of my “Cycling’s Enduring Legacy’ series, we discover that the humble bicycle played a major role in breaking down late Victorian barriers of gender, class and race. Sociological changes, technology innovations and the rapid emergence of a dynamic cycling culture coincided to set the stage for bicycle racing as we know it today. The World from 1890 to 1914...

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26. Juni, 15:30 Uhr

The first time a non-European wore the yellow jersey of Tour de France leader was on the podium after the fifth stage of the 1981 edition in Saint-Lary-Soulan in the Pyrenees. The 23-year-old Australian Phil Anderson – who was born in London – wrote a page in the history books on the final climb of Pla d’Adet, finishing behind the legendary Bernard Hinault, 27 seconds after the winner, Lucien...

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30. Dezember, 17:53 Uhr

words by Guti Martin, photography by Marc Gasch   I openly declare myself a big fan of Portugal. Only separated from my hometown in Spain by the Miño river, it’s the place where I used to cross with my grandfather a few decades ago through the International Iron Bridge. On top of that, when I was a kid, my first cycling adventures were dedicated to taking tourists on secret shortcuts to avoid...

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28. Dezember, 16:20 Uhr

Raphaël Geminiani is one of the towering figures of cycling history. He took part in 50 Tours de France – as a rider, directeur sportif and journalist. From the unpaved roads and 300-kilometer long stages following World War II, to the emergence of clipless pedals and disc wheels in the 1980s, Geminiani was always there, not just a witness, but as a protagonist at the heart of the...

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31. August, 13:37 Uhr

article by Spencer Martin  Peter Sagan has 12 Tour de France stage wins to his credit, and has won a record seven sprinter’s green jerseys. But despite these other-worldly results, his metronomic consistency at the Tour is almost criminally underrated. Despite “only” being ranked 16th on the list of Tour de France stages won with 12 stage wins, the three-time world champion holds an...

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18. Februar, 14:58 Uhr

The Jebel Hafeet climb earned its place as a defining challenge of the former Abu Dhabi Tour, and it retains that status in the UAE Tour today. From Esteban Chaves, winner in 2015, to Adam Yates and Tadej Pogačar, 1st and 2nd overall in 2020, the ascent has always decided the final classification. But before becoming the best-known climb in the Middle East among international cycling...

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01. Februar, 15:16 Uhr

article by Steve Maxwell As VeloNews recently reported, interest in the Tour de France seemed to be up this year. Some broadcasters, for example, Eurosport, indicated audience strong numbers for 2020 – though its reach is small compared to Europe’s free public channels, which most spectators watch. But an analysis from Professor Daam Van Reeth of KU Leuven in Belgium – the preeminent economist...

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02. November, 14:47 Uhr

The route of the 2021 Tour de France was presented on the set of France Télévisions’ Stade 2 weekly program on Sunday. After the Grand Départ in Copenhagen and Denmark had to be postponed, the race will get on the road in Brittany with four stages tailored to punchers and sprinters. The 2021 route has been fine-tuned to keep the suspense going until the end. Climbers will get three...

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05. Februar, 16:10 Uhr

article by Steve Maxwell  Countries, regions and cities often compete to host popular sporting competitions. Such events traditionally raise the profile of the host city or country, often creating a long-term increase in visibility and tourism. The Beijing Olympics – estimated to have been viewed by 4.7 billion people – helped spark a major tourism boom in China. At the same time, major...

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13. April, 15:12 Uhr

from The Col Collective With spring in the air and the mountains calling, being in a current lockdown in the French Pyrénées has thrown quite the proverbial spanner in the works when it comes to actually riding these beautiful big peaks once again. Adjusting to a ‘new norm’ is quite the challenge, staying fit, motivated and, let’s be honest, sane when you’re not allowed to ride outside is a...

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19. August, 14:25 Uhr

article by Graham Jones  When Stage 2 of the 2004 Tour de France came streaming through Florennes in Belgium few of the riders or race entourage probably noticed about 150 meters of shop windows painted with a mural to greet the Tour. In the center of town, just a short way beyond the shop windows, two colorful flags and an old bike were hoisted prominently to further greet the Tour. Before the...

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13. Juli, 14:48 Uhr

Early happy birthday wishes to Miguel Induráin, who was born on July 16, 1964. The Spanish rider is best known for his five consecutive Tour de France victories in 1991 to 1995, being the first rider to accomplish this feat. “Big Mig” as he was nicknamed, also won the Giro d’Italia twice in 1992 and 1993, which earned him the distinction of a Grand Tour-Double during those years as...

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24. August, 15:25 Uhr

A belated happy birthday to Laurent Fignon, who was born on August 12, 1960 and died on August 31, 2010. The French rider is best remembered for his Grand Tour triumphs, winning the Tour de France in 1983 and 1984, along with the Giro d’Italia in 1989. Additionally, Fignon won the La Flèche Wallonne Classic, Paris-Nice and the prestigious Milan-San Remo on two occasions. Fignon was born in...

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20. April, 17:07 Uhr

words and photography by Anna Barrero and Oriol Simon  When I write about adventures, I like to think that what I write is what I would like to read when looking for trip advice– a bit of adventure combined with practical advice and highlights of the visit. In fact, I just try to inspire others to travel by bike because I think that it’s one of the most rewarding things one can do. Life on a...

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11. Februar, 18:11 Uhr

Unipublic unveiled the route of the 2021 Vuelta a España, which will take place from August 14 to September 5. The first eight kilometers, out of the total 3336.1 kilometers that make up the the 76th edition of La Vuelta will be an individual time trial within the city of Burgos. The route will revolve around its cathedral, the locality’s most emblematic monument, which celebrates the 8th...

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22. November, 15:44 Uhr

article by Spencer Martin and Steve Maxwell The route for the 2020 Tour de France was recently unveiled. The initial takeaways seemed to be that it is a time trial-light affair that will tend to suit the pure climbers, and that its multiple mountain stages will somehow offer bite-sized, endless entertainment for the short-attention-span millennial audience. A closer look suggests that it...

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29. Juni, 14:15 Uhr

Racing is to return this July with the first Virtual Tour de France on the online training and racing platform, Zwift. Starting on Saturday, July 4th, the Virtual Tour de France is to form a part of the Tour de France United, a charity initiative in celebration of the Tour de France that will run until the conclusion of the rescheduled Tour de France in August.  Designed to deliver both the...

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15. Oktober, 13:40 Uhr

article by Joe Harris What could happen to team race strategies, or the overall outcome if one or more teams are expelled from the race?  The chaotic 1998 Tour provides some interesting lessons and insights. News circulating that four teams have returned at least one positive COVID-19 test in their respective “team bubbles” has put the on-going Tour de France on edge. The single case per team...

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10. Juni, 13:55 Uhr

1984 marked the first-time both a woman and a man stood on the podium as winners of the Tour de France together. Most fans will remember that it was Laurent Fignon who won the men’s race, but only the most adept of enthusiasts will recall that is was the American rider Marianne Martin who won the women’s title. Moreover, that it was the inaugural edition of the women’s French Grand Tour called...

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05. Mai, 16:51 Uhr

article by Steve Maxwell The Outer Line, in conjunction with the Put Your Socks On podcast, recently conducted an in-depth and exclusive interview with Team Ineos Principal Sir Dave Brailsford. Brailsford talked about his team – how they are coordinating with each other, maintaining training programs, staying engaged with fans and continuing to build value for their sponsors. He weighed in on...

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04. März, 16:42 Uhr

According to an article published by the French newspaper, Le Télégramme, organizers for the Tour de France, the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), is looking to reprise the women’s version of the French Grand Tour. “We are working seriously on a woman’s stage race project,” Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme said. “We really want to organize something in the near future.” The first...

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05. Oktober, 13:32 Uhr

photo credits @ BinckBank Tour Mathieu Van der Poel won the 2020 BinckBank Tour with an exciting 50km solo attack on the last and decisive stage around Geraardsbergen with a tough final circuit including the ascents of the Denderoordstraat, Bosberg and especially the Tour des Flandres’ Muur van Geraardsbergen. The Dutch champion riding for Alpecin-Fenix took the last stage ahead of Belgian...

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19. August, 12:52 Uhr

Team INEOS announced today, that Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas have been left out of the 2020 Tour de France. Four-time champion Froome and 2018 winner Thomas were not included in the eight-man line-up for the first Grand Tour of the year, which will begin on August 29. Froome, who will move to Israel Start-Up Nation next year, will target the Vuelta a Espana and Thomas will lead INEOS’...

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17. Juli, 13:23 Uhr

One of the youngest races on the UCI Women’s WorldTour, La Course by Le Tour de France saw a domination by Dutch riders with five of six final general classifications, two second places and two third places. Marianne Vos won the first and the last editions in 2014 and 2019 and was third in 2016, Annemiek van Vleuten won two in a row – 2017 and 2018 – while Anna van der Breggen was first in 2015...

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01. Juni, 15:53 Uhr

To celebrate this year’s Tour de France, Colnago has unveiled a limited edition version of its V3Rs road bike, which was created in partnership with the owners and organizers of the French Grand Tour, the Amaury Sport Organization, a first for any bike brand.  “We present the first official bicycle in the history of the Tour de France in collaboration with the Amaury Sport Organization, the...

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10. September, 17:06 Uhr

photo credits @ Le Tour  Marc Hirschi (Sunweb) won stage 12 of the Tour  de France today, marking the Swiss rider’s first-ever stage win in the French Grand Tour. Hirschi made his winning move over the Suc au May, riding the final 25 kilometers alone to seize a solo victory by almost a minute ahead of  his closest rival Pierre Rolland (B&B Hotels-Vital Concept) who finished just ahead of...

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29. April, 17:36 Uhr

Rapha has partnered with online cycling platform Zwift to produce a series of limited edition jerseys to support the Tour for All and raise money for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders). All profits from the collection will be donated to MSF’s COVID-19 Crisis Fund and Rapha will donate an additional £10 for every item sold. The color scheme of each product is inspired by the...

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06. Februar, 18:52 Uhr

photo credits @ Saudi Tour Stage 1 After a breathtaking day highlighting some of the beauty of Saudi Arabia, Rui Costa claimed the first “windy” stage of the inaugural Saudi Tour. The Portuguese made the best of the final uphill kilometer to conquer his first victory of the season beating Heinrich Haussler and Nacer Bouhanni to the line in Jaww. The former road World Champion becomes the...

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03. September, 16:24 Uhr

photo credits @Le Tour  Alexey Lutsenko (Astana Pro Team) won stage 6 of the Tour de France today, after the Kazakstan rider rode clear from the day’s early breakaway group along the ascent of the Col de la Lusette, claiming the stage honors by almost a minute over his closets rival Jesús Herrada (Cofidis). Meanwhile, Greg Van Avermaet (CCC) out-sprinted Neilson Powless (EF Pro Cycling) to take...

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15. Oktober, 13:02 Uhr

At only 694 meters above sea level, Signal de Botrange, near Liège, is the highest point in Belgium – in fact, the highest in all of the Benelux. There are no mountains in the country, but cycling enthusiasts know that there is nothing more wrong than considering Belgium as just flat land. And the reason is very simple, the cobbled climbs. An iconic, immediate image of the Tour of Flanders,...

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03. August, 13:43 Uhr

Danish officials announced today, that plans for next year’s Tour de France Grand Départ in Copenhagen have been moved to 2022.  The 2021 race was due to start on July 2, but last week both cycling’s governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and the Tour’s organizer, the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), agreed to move the event to 2020 in the wake of the coronavirus...

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21. September, 01:44 Uhr

photo credits @ Le Tour Sam Bennett won Stage 21 of the Tour de France in Paris today, securing the points classification green jersey, while Tadej Pogacar took the overall title after three weeks of dramatic Grand Tour racing. Bennett only needed to finish safely on the Champs Elysees to secure green, but made it a truly special day for Irish cycling with a famous stage win “I cannot tell you...

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13. September, 01:38 Uhr

photo credits @ Le Tour  Søren Kragh Andersen won stage 14 of the Tour de France in Lyon today, claiming another victory for his Sunweb team after the Danish rider attacked during the final 3 kilometers to seize the day’s honors 15 seconds ahead of his closest rivals Luka Mezgec (Mitchelton-Scott) and Simone Consoni (Cofidis). Meanwhile, Peter Sagan (Bora-hansroghe) finished fourth to reignite...

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02. September, 16:30 Uhr

photo credits @ Le Tour  Wout van Aert took a convincing victory in stage 5 of the Tour de France today, after the Jumbo-Visma rider timed his attack to perfection during the final kilometer, pipping Cees Bol (Team Sunweb) to the line by half a wheel to continue his team’s dominance in the first week of this year’s  French Grand Tour. “It was a heavy finish, maybe it was an easy stage, not a...

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16. Januar, 18:36 Uhr

The Length of Time is a reflection of Josh Ibbett’s 2019 Tour Divide experience, a mix of self-filmed GoPro footage and video captured by Ryan Le Garrec and Lander Deldime, highlighting the highs and the lows of his ride. Watch the full film here, including a synopsis from Josh and additional photos by Ryan… Words by Josh Ibbett (@joshibbett) I’ve been documenting my bikepacking trips and...

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08. Januar, 15:06 Uhr

The full list of teams racing in the 2020 Tour de France has been confirmed, including those that fought for the limited wildcard slots.  Tour de France organizer, the Amaury Sport Organization (ASO), has released the names of the 22 teams competing in this year’s French Grand Tour, including the two wildcard places. The French Professional Continental team Arkéa-Samsic have been given a...

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21. September, 14:20 Uhr

A belated happy birthday to Robert Millar (currently known as Philippa York), who was born on September 13, 1958. Millar is regarded as one of Britain’s most successful professional cyclists of all time, having won the King of the Mountains competition in the 1984 Tour de France, while finishing fourth overall. This marked the first time a British rider won a major Tour classification, and...

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12. November, 17:06 Uhr

Rapha has gone back to 1990 edition of the Tour de France with its latest retro-inspired collection, regaling some of the iconic teams and its most memorable riders from that year’s French Grand Tour.  “Our limited edition collection honors an era when professional cycling first looked to the future, embraced new technology, and transformed itself beyond all recognition,” says Rapha. The...