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Ian Austen
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
Garmin's Andrew Talansky, who is now way off the back, could not remove his jersey without help on Monday because of injuries from 2 crashes
Full release here on big management shakeup at Barrick Gold, including CEO Sokalsky stepping down $ABX $ABX.CA
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The diesel generator on the Tinkoff Saxo team bus was my wake up call today
#TDF2014 can be the most exciting Tour in years if and only of riders don't race conservatively
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TdF excitement no one wants--Contador breaks his leg--and the type everyone likes: Nibali shows his cards, my report…
Sir Bradley Wiggins to #Gazzetta: "I will be still at @TeamSky in 2015. And i'm thinking to attempt the world hour record next year"
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Mulhouse: the torrential rain waited until the TdF finished before teeming down. Now clearing for Bastille Day start
A French rider whose family could form a small cycling team relieves Nibali of the yellow jersey, for now, my look:…
It's experimental and the dramatic images aren't live but on-bike video cameras are at the Tour de France, my look
Today's Tour de France vineyards: Alsace
Chrome extension plays clown music every time you read an article about Rob Ford. Useful.
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TdF start in Gérardmer Sunday morning
About 90 minutes before the Tour de France arrives there are thunder, dark clouds and downpours at finish
Frankie Andreu and James Startt find a gilded background for their Bicycling magazine Tour de France video
King Stanislas slips into a very large yellow jersey as the Tour de France spends the night in Nancy
The village of Brabant en Argonne has 100 signs listing past Tour de France winners
Champagne vineyards near the start of this Tour de France's longest stage. Still cool, damp and windy
More champagne scenery. The riders might get a baby sized portion after a team stage win, otherwise it comes in Paris
The latest menace at the Tour de France: spectators who turn their backs on the race for selfies, my look:
Excellent giant yellow jersey in rainy a Arras
Arras: the pavé is over at the Tour de France but the wind and rain persist
Aerial panoramic view of @GastownGP as the men are on the course. Top prize tonite is $13,000 to the winner.
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EPO confessions by Voskamp and Blijlevens (TVM 1998). Knaven (Sky) could be in trouble after tonights Dutch documentary.
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