This year’s Tour de France was one of the most enduring in recent years, with the Corsican sun, narrowing roads and crosswinds making the first week a nervy one for all in the main bunch before the grueling mountain stages. The heat was relentless for the whole three weeks and Team Sky’s Chris Froome proved […]

  Eurosport commentator David Harmon gives us his low down on the Tour from the front line: I shot a look at Sean Kelly at the precise moment he returned the glance. Christopher Froome, the most aggressive and most important mountain man of Bradley Wiggins’ ‘Black Eagles’ had done more than just force the pace […]

The first real test of the GC contenders will be the 41.5 km time trial between Arc-et-Senans and Besançon. Time trial stages have a different choreography because the riders do their respective races at different times and it requires a precise plan to keep things in motion.

Completing over 3000 kilometers in three weeks is an enormous undertaking for both the riders and their bikes, mechanics work hard every day to keep the bikes running. We’ve spent a couple of days with the BMC Racing Team during the Tour de Suisse – have an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look how they prepare the bikes […]

Guest blogger and Eurosport commentator David Harmon’s preview of the 99th Tour de France Richard Allchin is a bit of a rough diamond. A rock & roll manager turned mentor to cyclists he rediscovered his schoolboy passion for the bicycle when he realised that the hedonistic life of rock was killing him slowly but surely. […]

The Tour de France is about to start and those of us who has to follow the race behind our desks at work, David Harmon and Sean Kelly of Eurosport will be the guide for the race for the next three weeks. We asked David a couple of questions about commenting – be sure to […]

It’s been another busy day here, at Friedrichshafen. A quick recap of the day below. Read about Day 1 at Eurobike >>>

Graham Hurrell was the winner of our Tour de France competition with Eurosport and if you read his recollection of the trip, you can agree that the prize went to just the right person. I had got the dates mixed up when I entered the Evans/Eurosport competition so when Gareth Evans at Evans Cycles phoned […]

Last years Tour de France commemorated its first crossing of the Pyrenees with four stages in the mountain region and less difficult stages in the Alps but this years is very much focused on the Alps as it celebrates its own centennial. In week three, riders will tackle the Col du Galibier twice, marking 100 […]

Harry Maidment is a guest blogger from Eurosport, who will share race previews with us throughout the season. This year’s Tour de France has the credentials to be truly great. More great that usual in fact as it seems that everything is coming together at the right time, with so many questions begging to be […]

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