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
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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
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. 548 more words
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