Another year, another final week of the Tour with its gruelling mountain stages, tense time trial and bling sprint on … Continue reading
Key race facts 3,664 – In kilometres, the total distance covered in this year’s race. 164 – Number of finishers, … Continue reading
We review the final week of a wonderful Tour de France and hand out our Alternative TDF Awards. Warning: May … Continue reading
In a repeat of last year, Marcel Kittel took victory in Paris, bookending this year’s Tour in the same way … Continue reading
And now, the end is near. And so we face the final sprint stage.
There were no surprises as Tony Martin romped to victory in the only time trial of this year’s Tour, while Vincenzo Nibali consolidated … Continue reading
This is funny. That is all.
This is a brilliant edition of the GreenEdge&Ham’s backstage pass. Before, during and after Stage 18, including an on-bike camera sequence of a high-speed descent. If you’re prone to motion sickness, you might want to take some dramamine before watching this!
You all know how much we love Jered and Ashley Gruber and their work. They’ve been busy this Tour with race footage, behind the scenes with the IAM Cats and this – behind the scenes on Stage 17 with the Garmin boys. Enjoy!
Artist Greig Leach has been making quite a splash with his vibrant paintings of the stages of this year’s Tour de France. In fact, he’s even putting together a book of his paintings with text from our very own VeloVoice, Sheree, and here is your chance to pre-order.
Shame the Velvet Samurai couldn’t take a stage in this year’s Tour but he did win the coveted green jersey. He might have been all Wolverine this month, but he does have a softer side, you know. This special edition teeshirt, created in collaboration with G4, shows a different side of SuperSagan.
Can’t help but love Emily Maye’s TdF Stage 2 gallery. She’s taken some incredible shots of the riders and the crowds. A wonderful selection. Visit the gallery here.
“Riders like me and Cancellara don’t think about the points, just the win.”
Vincenzo Nibali bemoans the lack of fierce joy in the riders of the peloton, many of whom he believes play it safe and ride just for points, not the win.
When asked what animal he would like to be, Bernie Eisel answered ‘My cat. She has the best life you can imagine!’
I happen to know that there are a whole lotta ladies out there who would kill to be Bernie’s cat. I’ll leave that there …
Here is Team Sky’s 20 Questions to the Ladies Favourite