Tour de France preview: Teams and sponsors (part 2)

Here’s the second part of our overview of the 22 Tour de France teams, their main protagonists and their eclectic mix of title sponsors. The final list of participants is subject to change in the last few days before the race, but these are accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of writing. Continue reading

Talking Tactics: The battle for the yellow jersey

This is the last in my series of three Talking Tactics previewing tactical aspects of the forthcoming Tour de France. I’ve already taken a look at how the polka dot and green jerseys will be won. Today I’m going to examine the tactical options of the contenders for the most important jersey of all – the maillot jaune, or yellow jersey. Continue reading