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Tour De France Review – Stage 21: Sèvres – Grand Paris Seine Ouest to Paris Champs-Élysées

When all was said and done it was Team Sky’s Chris Froome who became the first Britain to win two Tours. Added to this he also walked away with the Polka Dot (King of the Mountains) jersey. But today belonged … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 20: Modane Valfréjus to Alpe d’Huez

There was only 110km to cover today. There were only two Cols to get over today, Col de la Croix de Fer and Alpe D’Huez, both category H. At the end of today there would only be one winner of the … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 19: St-Jean-de-Maurienne to La Toussuire-Les Sybelles

Another awesome day at the Tour! Today Vincenzo Nibali redeemed himself by taking victory at the top of La Toussuire. Nibali put his attack in as the select Yellow Jersey group was on the ascent to the col de la … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 18: Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

Today’s stage was won by Romain Bardet from AG2R-La Mondiale. This makes it the second win by a French rider for this Tour. Pierre Rolland (Europcar) was second and Winner Anacona (Movistar) third. Stage Highlights: Today’s stage followed a similar … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 17: Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup

The first day after the rest day and into the High-Apls the Tour went. The day started with a frenetic pace and after several attempts a large break of about 27 riders got away. It was from this break that … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 16: Bourg-de-Péage to Gap

Yesterday we said there will be fireworks and their was, but not the kind you would have expected. A rather large break today managed to pull almost 20 minutes on the peloton before they got onto the final climb of … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 15: Mende to Valence

Andre Greipel (Team Lotto-Soudal) made it three stage wins today and although it sounds like that should be easy his team got caught napping when Zdeněk Štybar (Etixx-Quick Step) attacked with just over 3km to go. He did not have the … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 14: Rodez to Mende

Their first Tour and their first stage win courtesy of Steve Cummings. The British rider on MTN Qhubeka spent the day in the break and kept calm during a number of attacks from riders like Simon Yates (OGE), Thibaut Pinot (FDJ)  and Romain Bardet … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 13: Muret to Rodez

Yet again, so close but no cigar. BMC’s Greg Van Avermaet beat Tinkoff’s Peter Sagan in a thrilling battle for the line. The reminants of the break could smell the finish line with less than 500m to go yet like … Continue reading

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Tour De France Review – Stage 12: Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille

Today they threw everything at him! First Valverde attacked, then he attacked again! Contador attacked, Nibali attacked, Quintana attacked and then Froome attacked as well… but nothing stuck. After two days of hard racing in the mountains the contendors for … Continue reading

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