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Can Tour de France stars contend for medals at 2016 Olympics?

It’s a conundrum every four years. Can the world’s top road cyclists endure the grueling, three-week Tour de France and come back not only to compete, but also contend for medals in the Olympics in the same summer? 666 more words

Olympics

Why is Bradley Wiggins so popular?

Bradley Wiggins on Graham Norton Show

Bradley Wiggins teases a French TV reporter

Le show de Bradley Wiggins à La Chaux-de-Fonds

It’s obvious, isn’t it?

Professional

Froome wins the Tour de France for the second time

Yesterday (Sunday the 26th July), Chris Froome won the Tour de France for the second time, having also won it in 2013. He won by one of the narrowest margins in recent history, with Colombia’s Nairo Quintana only 72 seconds behind him. 418 more words

News

Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France

PARIS – Resplendent in yellow and riding a canary yellow bike, Chris Froome won his second Tour de France in three years on Sunday, with a leisurely pedal into Paris to wrap up a spectacular three-week slog of furious racing that culminated with a thrilling late fight-back by the British rider’s toughest rival, Colombian Nairo Quintana. 474 more words

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The Pain Free Cyclist

Maybe you’ve been watching the Tour and feeling inspired to get out on your bike again after a crash? Or maybe you were in the Tour and had to abandon due to injury? 279 more words

Books

On yer bike!

Although we’ve yet to see the warm weather this Summer (hopefully it arrives soon!), I’ve been making the most of nights getting out on my bike.  82 more words

Scotland

C'était le Grand Départ!

(I promise I won’t use any more garbled French on this blog)

I don’t know about you, but I rather like the Tour De France, that period over summer where British people suddenly get really into lycra, things inexplicably painted yellow and using words like ‘domestique’ to impress their friends, all because there’s a… 479 more words

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