Bicycle Racing

Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel eliminated from 2018 Tour de France after failing to make time cut on stage 11

<b>Sprinters fall by the wayside on short mountain stage</b><p>Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel have been eliminated from the 2018 Tour de France after failing …

Road Cycling

Despite divorce, Sagan keeps entertaining at Tour

It is business as usual at the Tour de France for Peter Sagan. He has won two stages by the race’s halfway mark. He is wearing the sprinter’s green …

Cycling

Mark Cavendish wins hearts and minds at Tour de France despite exit

Cycling can be a cruel sport. While Geraint Thomas was giving his victory press conference on Wednesday, an hour or so after crossing the finish line, Mark Cavendish was still labouring up the final climb.<p>The Manx rider eventually rolled home 1:05.33 down on Thomas, and well outside the time cut. …

Road Cycling

Talking Points from Stage 11: What Happened There‽

After the monotony of stage ten about which I will now shut my mouth, stage eleven did not disappoint. Before the stage started I was planning to be …

Road Cycling

Tour de France Secrets From the Most Important Voice on Race Radio

Seb Piquet, narrator of the biggest bike race in the world, reveals the trick to doing time gaps, whether he ever takes a nap in the car, and what it was like to watch Froome run up Ventoux<p>“Listen son, stay cool and keep calm, and always use the same tone, because if you start to get overexcited …

Cycling

This biker defied gravity in Tour de France stunt. Thankfully, he stuck the landing.

French mountain biker Alexis Bosson likely doesn’t have an aversion to heights, given his chosen sport, nor apparently does he posses a fear of crashing into professional cyclists.<p>Bosson, 30, executed a daring stunt in Le Petit Bornand, France, soaring over a group of Tour de France riders during …

Tour de France

The Coolest Gear from the Tour de France

Take a closer look into the products that help the 2016 Tour de France roll<p>1 of 11<p>Colorful Drivetrains<p>Team Dimension Data’s bikes have one of the most colorful drivetrains in the peloton, combining red-anodized Ceramic Speed pulleys with a gold KMC X11SL Ti Nitride chain. Twelve of the 22 teams in …

Tour de France

Tour de France 2018 – stage 11 results and standings as Geraint Thomas powers into leader's yellow jersey with brilliant mountain-top victory

What do the full standings at the 105th edition of the Tour look like after 11 days of racing?<p>Tour de France stage 11 details<p>Tour de France general classification – after stage 11

Road Cycling

Tour Stage 12: All About L’Alpe

Here’s the thing. Alpe d’Huez is overrated. That’s an axiom, of course it’s overrated. Barring the history, which I don’t go in for, particularly, …

Road Cycling

Biker Laughs In The Face Of Tired Tour De France Cyclists, Stunt Jumping Right Over Them

As tremendously cool as this is, thank god he landed this safely without knocking anybody in the head.<p>South Korea, Singapore and Thailand have spent …

Tour de France

Cavendish out of Tour de France after failing to make time cut

Cycling - Tour de France - The 108.5-km Stage 11 from Albertville to La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo - July 18, 2018 - Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish of Britain finishes. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

Tour de France

Why do cyclists say ‘chapeau’? – you asked Google, and we’ve got the answer – plus other French terms of the peloton

<b>The cycling community uses a lot of French words year round, but come Tour de France season it really ramps up</b><p>Google’s autocomplete can tell us a lot …

Cycling

2018 Tour de France: Stage 11 recap Team Sky, Geriant Thomas dominate

Team Sky's strategy with Geriant Thomas and Chris Froome was so tactically advanced it became the story of Stage 11 at the 2018 Tour de France.

Team Sky

20 of the best new TV shows you should watch

Westworld is over, the final season of Game of Thrones is still a year away. But this doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to watch on television – …

TV

CeramicSpeed's New Drive Shaft Concept Is Faster Than Any Bike Chain System

CeramicSpeed DrivEn<p>A leader in the realm of professional cycling equipment, the company CeramicSpeed has released a new drive shaft concept <i>DrivEn</i> …

Tour de France

Tour de France: Taylor Phinney shares grandma's advice in rest day diary

Taylor Phinney shares advice his 95-year-old grandmother gave him ahead of the 2018 Tour de France.

Tour de France

Tour de France bikes: Sylvain Chavanel's Wilier Cento10 Pro — gallery

Sylvain Chavanel (Direct Energie) is racing a record-breaking eighteenth and final Tour de France this year aboard a specially painted and new …

Tour de France

Tour de France 2018: When does stage 12 to Alpe d'Huez start, what TV channel can I watch it on and what does the stage look like?

<b>When is the next stage of the Tour de France?</b><p>Stage 12 of the Tour de France is tomorrow, so Thursday July 19, 2018.<p><b>What time does the stage start?</b><p>The 12th stage at the Tour de France, the 175.5km run from Bourg-St-Maurice Les Arcs to Alpe d’Huez gets under way at 11.10am (BST) and is scheduled to …

Road Cycling

Ireland's Dan Martin sets his second climbing record of the Tour de France so far

Martin climbed the Col de la Colombiere in a record time of 21.50. It was 15 seconds faster than the previous record held by Juan Mauricio Soler …

Road Cycling

Gravel Bike: Michael Van den Ham's 2018 DK 200 Lauf True Grit

Canada’s Michael van den Ham grew up riding gravel roads near his Alberta home, so it is not much of a surprise he has embraced the modern version of …

Cyclo-cross

Point-of-view footage of cyclist jumping over Tour de France peloton

Tour de France

Dan Martin outlines coming back to Tour de France after brutal 2017 crash

Dan Martin shares what it was like returning from the brutal crash in the 2017 TDF, why his facial expressions have changed this year and how pain has

Tour de France

Why Is There No Women's Tour De France? Renewed Calls For Change To Annual Race

Kathryn Bertine: 'They have thrown women a token'.<p>For cycling fans around the world, the 21-day Tour De France is one of the highlights of the …

Lifestyle (UK)

Tour De France 2018 Daily Update S2018 Ep11

SBS looks at different stages and presents comprehensive updates on all the 2018 Tour de France action.

Tour de France

Both Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel were eliminated from the Tour de France field in Wednesday's Stage 11 when they didn't finish inside the time cut on the demanding mountain course. It isn't the way they wanted to end the race, but there's one possible consolation for the stellar sprinters, who have a combined 44 Tour stage wins between them. They may now be eligible to enter the RideLondon-Surrey Classic held July 29 — the same day as the Tour's final stage on the Champs-Elysees. RideLondon is offering the biggest prize pool of any one-day classic on the UCI calendar.

Both Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel were eliminated from the Tour de France field in Wednesday's Stage 11 when they didn't finish inside the time …

Road Cycling

Mountain Biker Shows Up Tour De France Cyclists

4 hours ago<p>The Tour de France is the longest sporting event there is. Over 3 weeks of cycling through the French mountains certainly has its ups and …

Tour de France

Devlin: We Need to Talk - Why the Crusaders will win Super Rugby

I am about to prove to you that, yes, the Crusaders will win this year's Super Rugby - it's a fait accompli, it's as good as done, it's already been …

Sport (New Zealand)

Stunt cyclist jumps over Tour de France participants

July 18 (UPI) -- A stunt cyclist made an unexpected appearance during the Tour de France when he performed a jump over the road while racers were …

Tour de France

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, European Union: Your Wednesday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>Beware the double negative</b><p>• It was, according to President Trump, a “would” that should have been a “wouldn’t.”<p>Facing a barrage of criticism from both parties over his comments during a news …

News (U.S.)

2018 Tour de France: Pierre Roger Latour wins Stage 11 white jersey

Pierre Roger Latour wins the white jersey from Stage 11 at the 2018 Tour de France.

Tour de France