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Link – Cycling faces a new threat: ‘mechanical doping’

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The second Tour De France, in 1904, set a precedent for cheating that cyclists have tried to match for years. The event was marred by a series of brawls, fans forming packs to stop riders, nails scattered across the course … Continued


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Reading – Urine ‘hurled at’ Tour de France leader Froome

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Every once in a while something like this happens and we all wonder about the safety of being out on the open road. But then, the Tour wouldn’t be the Tour if you changed that. Hopefully the sport is cleaned … Continued


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Reading – Winning Is For Losers: The Great Stories Of The Guys Who Finish Last

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More fun history of the Tour de France, and how finishing last is it’s own reward! Winning Is For Losers: The Great Stories Of The Guys Who Finish Last


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Reading – Martin abandons Tour de France due to fractured collarbone

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Had a feeling he was done while I was up early watching this morning. Sad really to have the leader drop out like that. Yeah, he wasn’t going to win the overall Tour, but what many non-fans of the Tour … Continued


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Question About Slaying the Badger

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If you didn’t get to watch the latest ESPN 30 for 30 film, Slaying the Badger, about the battle between Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault in the 1986 Tour de France, check it out when it’s replayed. It’s fascinating. As … Continued

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