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Quintana's Romandie win augurs well for Tour de France

Cyclingnews.com - ‎15 hours ago‎
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.
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Sky's Rowe now focusing on gaining Tour de France selection

Cyclingnews.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
With the temperature just half a dozen degrees above freezing and persistent rain occasionally taking on a more sleet-like consistency, the Tour de Yorkshire's May Day start in Middlesbrough could easily have passed for Belgium in March. So it was ...

Froome not worried by Sky's Tour de Romandie showing

Cyclingnews.com - ‎20 hours ago‎
Chris Froome has downplayed concerns over his Sky team's performance during the Tour de Romandie, stressing that he is confident that he and his teammates will be ready for the defence of his Tour de France title in July.

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...
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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.

Talansky learning from past mistakes as he targets Tour de France

Cyclingnews.com - ‎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.
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Giro and Tour de France favourites meet in Tour de Romandie

Canadian Cycling Magazine (blog) - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
There are plenty of Tour de France heavy hitters on the startlist, beginning with two-time Romandie winner Chris Froome (Great Britain/Sky).

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 ...

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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France Plans to Extend Emergency Powers for Euro 2016, Tour de France

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
PARIS—France's Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the government plans to extend its state-of-emergency powers until the end of July to cover this summer's Euro 2016 soccer tournament and the Tour de France cycling race. The government declared a state ...

Tommy Simpson: Tour de Yorkshire pays tribute to rider who died on Mont Ventoux

BBC News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In the eyes of many, cycling was a minority sport until the summer of 2012, when Sir Chris Hoy and Laura Trott dazzled at the London Olympics and Sir Bradley Wiggins became the first Briton to win the Tour de France. However, four decades previous 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
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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Cummings and Pauwels lead Dimension Data at Tour de Yorkshire

Cyclingnews.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“I am quite excited to race again in Yorkshire especially after taking part in the Tour de France when it started with three days in Yorkshire.
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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 ...
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