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Tour de France Rest Day: England F!

Rest day on the Tour! I know the riders need a break from the tension of riding (if not a physical rest), but I think we need a break too, from the nerve-shredding conditions and tough parcours and the daily wait to avoid the results so we can rush home and watch the recorded action as if it’s live and we are really seeing it happen. 379 more words

Stage 11 – Tour de France

From Besançon to Oyonnax, not far from the Swiss border, at a distance of 187.5km, the Tour de France 2014 continued. After a rest the preceding day, on Wednesday the peloton began into territories that included ascents, descents and flat sections with four medium-sized hills near the finish. 286 more words

Who's Out?

The Tour de France started on July 5 in England with 198 riders. At the halfway point– eleven stages down, ten to go– there are 179 riders left in the race. 494 more words

Le Tour 2014

Episode 86: Tour of Trouble

We give the doping story 5 minutes too many (Menchov quietly banned for 2 years), then quickly turn to more fun topics, like the TOUR DE FRANCE. 74 more words

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Tour Tweets: Mud, sweat, tears and wild abandon

After the magnificent Grand Depart, hard to imagine that by the first rest day, we would have seen the abandonment of Mark CavendishChris Froome… 1,126 more words

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Tour de France update + All Star Game in MN + British Open (Women's & Men's); Mixed results on Wall Street

Today was a rest day for the Tour de France but there were still a few updates:

  • Fabian Cancellara announced his withdrawal from the Tour de France to rest for the Road World Championships in Span in September. 
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Boom! Brilliant Nibali Takes Hold On Yellow Through The Hell Of The North

It was always going to be memorable, and stage 5 of this year’s Tour de France exceeded all expectations.

Taking the race over the pave found in Northern France, the terrain of Paris-Roubaix, is a rare and controversial move. 1,037 more words

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