Are grand tours more competitive than ever?

Remember the good old days when Miguel Indurain won five Tours de France in a row? Or when it seemed that Alberto Contador was destined to break Andy Schleck‘s heart year after year? Or those years in between when you knew it was July because your TV was full of you-know-who crushing Jan Ullrich‘s hopes yet again? Continue reading

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Talking Tactics: Who will win the King of the Mountains competition?

As the 2014 Tour de France enters its final week, the most intriguing and tactical battle is the one for the polka dot jersey denoting the King of the Mountains leader. The outcome of this competition will be determined over the next three days in the Pyrenees. So, what’s going to happen?

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