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Chris Froome Wins Stage 8 Downhill, Tour de France

Tour de France 2016 - 09/07/2016 - Etape 8 - Pau/ Bagnère-de-Luchon (184 km)  - Chris Froome at the head of the peloton stage 8

July 9, 2016 – Pau to Bagneres du Luchon -Tour de France Chris Froome won stage 8 at Bagnères-de-Luchon in a surprising way as he soloed to victory in the downhill of col de Peyresourde after cresting in first position of the group comprising the favorites with the…

Saks Selling New Traffic Calming Bag

"Slow Down" reads the new bag by Anna Hindmarch. It's being toted out on social media by Saks Fifth Avenue.

The bag which is designed by Anya Hindmarch is being carried by a model in a hot yellow dress–herself a traffic calming measure. Paired with the bag, no doubt drivers will slow down.

Froome Wins Tour de France: Greipel takes Sprint Win in Paris

Chris Froome enjoys a glass of champagne on the Champs, while the rain comes pouring down.

July 26, 2015 – Tour de France – Stage 21- Sèvres – Grand Paris Seine Ouest / Paris Champs-Élysées (Final Stage) Chris Froome (Team Sky) was declared the winner of the Tour de France today:  It was the second time…

Froome Clinches Yellow at First Tour Mountain Stage

Chris Froome battled it out with Team Movistar and Quintana to win the first stage of the Pyrenees now solidly in the lead.

Team Movistar led by Alejandro Valverde who was shepherding climber Nairo Quintana, established a blistering pace that shattered the field, dropped last year’s winner Vincenzo Nibali, and crushed the pace of many a champion who lay shattered across the mountainside.

A Message from Mark Cavendish

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July 14, 2014 –Tour de France–Mark Cavendish Video Ron Grosinger shared this video with us. It features Mark Cavendish, master sprinter who abandoned the Tour de France after crashing in stage one.The Manx Missile’s dislocated shoulder was later operated on.…

Trentin Wins Sprint into Nancy

The peloton in stage 7 of the Tour de France, 2014. (ASO)

Peter Sagan lost today’s sprint into Nancy by mere centimeters to the Italian born rider Matteo Trentin who may have had some people saying Matteo who?, in a finish so close that it at first race organizers thought Sagan was the winner.

Lars Boom Triumphs Amid Rain and Cobbles of Stage 5

Lars Boom took off in the final kilometers to win the stage. PHOTO: ASO/ Papon

Organizers of the Tour are always looking for a little diversion from the same-old when they put together the Tour routes, but their choice of this route became increasingly controversial as the day wore on. The senseless carnage of today’s race, and the resulting defection by the top rider Froome, is sure to send reverberations through the tour organizer, A.S.O.’s management for a long time after the Tour is finished.

Chris Froome Out of the Tour de France

After crashing three times in two days, and suffering an injury to his wrist and thigh, the Kenyan who rides for Team Sky has left the biggest Tour in the world.

Kittel Takes Another Victory On British Soil in TDF

Marcel Kittel  of team Giant Shimano got his second stage win into London today.

It was a second victory today for German rider Marcel Kittel who outsprinted Peter Sagan on the Mall in London in front of screaming crowds. Winning by the the length of a bike as he did in Harrogate last Saturday, Kittel showed that in the absence of Mark Cavendish who left the Tour with a dislocated collarbone on Sunday, he is the man to beat.

Italian National Champion Nibali takes Stage 2, TDF 2014

Vincenzo Nibali finishes first at Stage 2 of the 2014 Tour de France in Sheffield, England.

Stage 2, Tour de France 2014– York to Sheffield–July 6, 2014 Vincenzo Nibali, the Italian national champion became the champion in Sheffield, England today by some clever thinking and moving at the end of a very difficult stage two of the Tour…

Cavendish Out of the Tour

Cavendish soon after crashing at the finish of stage 1 at the 2014 TDF.

Though we could kind of understand that Gerrans might want to do that via a breakaway, we don’t really see why he would sprint with the kind sprinters like Cavendish, Greipel and Kittel tin a mass sprint like the one we witnessed yesterday. Remember this is the same team that took their team bus under the finish line in stage 1 of the Tour last year and got stuck, leaving everyone on edge, causing the finish line to be changed twice, –in effect chaos.

Dislocated Collarbone for Cavendish

Cavendish after the crash near the finish of Stage 1, TDF 2014. He's nursing what looks to be a broken collarbone after colliding with Simon Gerrans.

A report from the doctor that treated Mark Cavendish, Team Omega-Pharma Quickstep, has said that the rider dislocated but did not break his collarbone in today’s crash near the finish in Harrogate, England.

TDF 2014: Stage 1: Kittel Wins Sprint, Cavendish Down

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Marcel Kittel won the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France from Leeds to Harrogate, England. If anyone “deserves” to win this stage, it was Isle of Man born Mark Cavendish, whose mum Adele’s home town is in Harrogate where the near circular route ended. But instead the Manx Missile crashed and may have damaged his collarbone in the process.

Tour de France Starts Today

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The Duchess of Cambridge will be awarding the Yellow Jersey at the end of Stage 1 today in Harrogate. Conspicuously absent is Scottish rider David Millar who was dropped from the TDF lineup by his team Garmin-Sharp at the last minute.

Simon Yates Added to Orica-Greenedge TDF 2014 Line Up

Yates during the Glasgow event of the 2012–2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics

“Simon has certainly achieved a lot more than we would have imagined up to this point. It wasn’t the plan to bring him into the roster for the Tour de France, but for what we want to achieve as a team, he’s a great fit,” said Orica-Greenedge’s sports director, Matt White.