The powerful speedster with the gentle-giant demeanor is as driven as any other sprinter, and it shows at the finish line
Caley Fretz looks over the Specialized S-Works Shiv that Tony Martin rode to victory in the 2014 Tour's only time trial
The reigning world champion in the race of truth acknowledged that some strong rivals were absent, but says he'd have been hard to beat
Two French riders secured places on the Tour podium for the first time since the Fignon-Hinault era, ending a drought dating back to 1997
The one and only time trial in this Tour saw Martin victorious, Nibali authoritative and a shift on what will be the final podium in Paris
The new king of the Tour could have a very long reign indeed
Quiet leadership and steady support overcome errors, losses and doubts
The Manx sprinter has had a poor Tour, by his standards, and would like to redeem himself by winning the finale of the 100th edition
The race leader finishes third on the final mountain stage to confirm his grip on the overall victory
Graham Watson snaps the action on the brutal Bola del Mundo
Rodriguez gave it his all on the final climb, but ran out of road on a tiring Contador
Casey B. Gibson sends home his last batch of images from the 2012 Tour de France
The young BMC rider joins Greg LeMond and Andy Hampsten as the only Americans to win the white jersey of best young rider
Gregor Brown and Matthew Beaudin examine stage 20 and where Sky's strongmen may be next year
Former teammates on Sky give the Tour veteran the honor of leading the bunch onto the Champs-Élysées
Mark Cavendish is proud of Sky’s Tour — and of being the first world champ to win on the Champs-Elysees
The world champ is the first rainbow jersey to win the Champs-Élysées stage
Graham Watson captures the final stage of the 2012 Tour de France
"I'm not into celebrity life, red carpets and all that rubbish," says the newly minted Tour de France champion
Long, heroic breakaways aren't possible in the modern age — unless one cheats, says Wiggins
Sky finishes one-two in Paris as Cav' wins a record fourth time on the Champs-Élysées
Juanjo Cobo says he cannot breathe easy yet despite only having a short, sprinter-friendly stage standing between him and a surprising Vuelta a España victory.
Graham Watson captures the penultimate stage of the 2011 Vuelta a España.
Daniele Bennati (Leopard-Trek) dashed to victory Saturday just in time to confirm his candidacy for leadership of the hyper-competitive Italian squad ahead of the world road cycling championships.
- 1. Daniele Bennati, Leopard-Trek, 4:39:20
- 2. Enrico Gasparotto, Astana, same time
- 3. Damiano Caruso, Liquigas-Cannondale, s.t.
- 4. Sep Vanmarcke, Garmin-Cervélo, s.t.
- 5. Koen De Kort, Skil-Shimano, s.t.
- 1. Juan José Cobo, Geox-TMC, at 82:38:32
- 2. Christopher Froome, Team Sky, at 0:13
- 3. Bradley Wiggins, Team Sky, at 1:39
- 4. Bauke Mollema, Rabobank Cycling Team, at 2:03
- 5. Denis Menchov, Geox-TMC, at 3:48
Leopard-Trek's Daniele Bennati sprinted to victory on Saturday in the 20th stage of the 2011 Vuelta a España. Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC) continues to lead with one stage remaining.
A peek at the BMC time trial bike that Cadel Evans rode to second in the stage-20 ITT and the yellow jersey in the 2011 Tour de France.
Does anyone know the Heimlich maneuver?
Peter Velits' and Christian Vande Velde's TT bikes.
Casey B. Gibson shoots the crucial race against the clock in the 2011 Tour de France.
n securing the first Tour de France title for Australia Saturday, Cadel Evans and his eight BMC Racing teammates silenced their critics after three weeks of seizing every opportunity they could find en route to the Champs-Élysées.
Andy and Fränk Schleck will stand on the final podium in Paris on Sunday, the first brothers to do so — but they won't occupy the top two steps, as they had hoped.
Andy Schleck paid tribute to Tour de France rival Cadel Evans as the BMC Racing team captain took the coveted yellow jersey after the penultimate stage time trial.
The green jersey remains up for grabs; Edvald Boasson Hagen is "a beast"; and Jens Voigt's good for one more year ... at least.
Graham Watson is on hand as Cadel Evans finally dons the yellow ahead of the parade stage to Paris.
UCI commissaires left their levels at home for Saturday’s stage-20 time trial, adjusting theirs methods for enforcing UCI Rule 1.3.012, which requires that the “saddle support be horizontal.”
Pierre Rolland (Europcar) reinforced his grip on the Tour de France white jersey despite being given a fright by Rein Taaramae (Cofidis) on the penultimate stage.
Cadel Evans lays down the law in the Grenoble time trial — he doesn't win the stage, but he does take the yellow jersey.
After his time trial, Bernie answers reader questions
A look at Cadel Evans' BMC time trial bike
A look at some relative recent time trial results of the top 10 riders in the 2011 Tour de France after Friday's stage.
ALPE D'HUEZ, France (VN) — Cadel Evans comfortably matched Alberto Contador’s early acceleration on the Col du Telegraph Friday, at least at first. He soon realized something was wrong, looking to his rear wheel and stopping twice before eventually taking a complete bike change.
Cadel Evans has the advantage, but Andy Schleck is confident