Sir Dave Brailsford quits his roles as British Cycling's performance director to take another dimension. Dave heads to Team Sky where preparations for upcoming Tour de France are underway.
Apr 11 2014, 4:54am CDT
Oakley has released a limited edition Tour de France collection, to continue its celebration of 30 years in pro cycling. Following on from last year’s Tour-inspired range, the new collection includes special editions of the Eyeshade, Radarlock Path and Racing Jacket glasses. Each model features a yellow, green and polka dot band across the frame, to represent the special classification jerseys.Oakley ...
Full article at: BikeRadar.com
3 hours ago
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Argeles-Gazost, France • Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days.
On the big, final climb of Stage 18, the Italian broke out of the peloton, chased down breakaway riders, and rode solo in front for the last eight kilometers (five miles) uphill.
Nibali, who captured his fourth stage of the Tour, s ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
12 hours ago
Jaguar has partnered with Team Sky on the Tour de France, building a custom F-Type Coupe support vehicle. The bespoke F-Type concept will run support duty on Stage 20 of the 2014 Tour de France, which travels from Bergerac to Perigueux.
By modifying the rear window, Jaguar was able to build a special bike mount on the F-Type Coupe, which will hold a pair of racing bikes. The clever bike rack system, which features cutouts to fit the skinny bicycle tires, will hold two Pinarell ...
Full article at: autoMedia.com
13 hours ago
Hey, you got on camera*! (and almost ruined the entire Tour de France)
Vincenzo Nibali seems pretty unstoppable right now. He's over seven minutes ahead of the second-place rider, Thibault Pinot, with just three stages to go, meaning it's nearly impossible for another biker to stop him at this point.
Note: It's nearly impossible for a *biker* to stop him. Some people might be able to stop him:
Fans with cellphones who want to get on TV might be able to stop him. W ...
Full article at: SBNation
13 hours ago, 6:27pm CDT
Source: Washington Post Sports
Many of those who come out to watch the Tour de France are known to be a bit strange. There’s usually a guy who thinks running alongside the cyclists with lit flares is a good idea. Then there’s the half-naked dudes with their country’s pride scrolled out in magic marker across their chests. This year we also saw the addition of a serenading violinist alo ...
Full article at: Washington Post Sports
14 hours ago, 5:13pm CDT
Source: The Washingtonian
Anthony Bourdain gives a fascinating, freewheeling interview about eating his way through Benghazi, Gaza, and other parts of the world. “I used to think that basically, the whole world, that all humanity were basically bastards. I’ve since found that most p ...
Full article at: The Washingtonian
18 hours ago, 1:26pm CDT