Going It Alone In The Tour De France Sucks, Even When You Have A Page…

You can't win the tour alone. The flat stages featured in the first week tend to be fast, and feature a peloton riding as a single group through often narrow town streets. This is one reason crashes are most frequent during the first week. These stages favor the sprint specialists, and if the team has a contender for… » 7/05/12 3:45pm 7/05/12 3:45pm

At The Tour De France, A Star Rises (Then Does A Stupid Celebration)

Stage 3 of the 2012 edition of the Tour de France was taken by 22-year-old rising star Peter Sagan—the youngest winner of a Tour de France stage since Lance Armstrong did it at the age of 21 in 1993. Sagan has now won two stages, and you can expect him to win a couple more this tour (if not this week). The jersey… » 7/03/12 6:15pm 7/03/12 6:15pm

Massive Cycling Crash Results In Momentary Panic Over The Pink Jersey's …

Frankly, I'm torn on which call is better: The American version, courtesy of Universal Sports, or the slightly more measured Russian perspective as heard on Eurosport. As for Phinney, he kept his pink jersey, got some X-rays at a local hospital, and returned to practice today, cankles and all. » 5/08/12 1:50pm 5/08/12 1:50pm