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Ian Austen
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Cyclists in southern France: beware the autoroute toll booths.
He may be last overall but Ji Cheng endured a trial by fire to become China's first Tour de France rider, my profile:
Tour de France race direction cars spend rest day at the Canal du Midi
Tour de France rest day vineyard: Corbières Pyrenees in the distance
The Tour de France again showed no pity and crushed another dream, my report:
Heavy rain in Nîmes where today's Tour de France stage is heading.
The annual sponsorship scramble by teams at the Tour de France, my look
Saxo Tinkoff owner @olegtinkov sets out on the Col de Lautaret ahead of the Tour de France this morning
This is as close to l'Alpe d'Huez as the Tour de France will get today.
The Tour de France is now in lively Grenoble but this ice cream stand is forbidden territory for the riders
Vincenzo Nibali dominates at the Tour de France while Richie Porte's fortunes plummet in the Alps, my report:
TdF team buses are stuffed into an underpass for today's start
Comienzan los Alpes del #TDF. Palaquit, con sus duras rampas, y Chamrousse nos esperan. ¡#AllezMovistarTeam!
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Etape 13 : Saint-Étienne > Chamrousse. Direction les Alpes avec la première arrivée HC à Chamrousse. D+=3800m #TDF
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Mysteries of French technology: the shower head in my St Étienne hotel room has LEDs that change color with the temp
My story on the last day for sprinters before the Tour de France hits the Alps & a Russian businessman on a bike
Today's Tour de France vineyards: Beaujolais.
A crowd of autograph seekers surround Raymond Poulidor's van at the Tour de France start Thursday
Andrew Talansky will not start the Tour de France today. My story about his lonely & painful battle on Wed to stay in…
The silvery Sidi shoemobile that follows the Tour de France
Thanks to @willfoth I got to do something rare for a Tour de France reporter today: I had a bike ride
Outside of Garmin's bus on Talansky watch. He needed help to enter it.
The scene after the finish as Talansky continues to ride